Foreword

The dialogues below are in chronological order. A window at the end of each dialogue will give you a link to the next dialogue. To find the most recent dialogues, see the list at the bottom of the page with the date of their posting. Once you open a post, you’ll also be able to select…

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Is being stubborn good?

In this first dialogue of A Singular Domain, Heron tells Stick how to be successful. Stick – Say Heron , as you seem wise and patient, what do you think about being stubborn? Heron – Ah , Stick, you always worry! What do you think I do all day perched on my two legs if…

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How can doubt lead to knowledge?

Doubt and the search of knowledge are linked, says Bird, yet singing is much better.  Stick: Tell me, Bird, you sing and always seem merry, don’t you ever have any fear or doubt? Bird: Of course I have, Stick, but I’ll confide you a secret since you seem ready to listen to me: I sing…

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Everything comes to those who wait

Where we see that indeed, and thanks to Stick, everything comes to those who wait! Stick: Blue berries, you are so pretty, does it mean everything is easy for you? Blue berries: Alas no Stick, we are pretty but what good is it to be pretty if those for whom we prepared do not want us? We…

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Are humans good or bad?

Bird and Heron share their views about humans in order to decide whether they are good or bad. Bird: Heron, tell me, have you ever talked with Stick? Heron: oh yes,  he has so many questions! He disturbs me and the fish when he comes, but he is funny, and he doesn’t seem to be a bad guy. Bird: that’s true, he seems harmless,…

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