The Lodestone at Midnight is an email newsletter by Peter BG Shoemaker exploring the complex and frequently confusing place of humans in contemporary culture. It is opinionated, and full of stuff those with little affinity for first principles, for civilization (big and little "c"), for the role and importance of art, language, writing, thinking, and ethics in a world of silicon, or for conversation derived from contemplation rather than the ten-second news cycle, would find remotely interesting. Everyone else will have a good time. Twice-monthly (or so).
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