Saint Sava (saint_sava) wrote,
Saint Sava

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Who are the people in your neighborhood ?

Finally met all of my housemates tonight. All three of them are on the right side of the bell curve, which is no longer a foregone conclusion with college students. One can talk at length about Jorge Luis Borges' life and literature, in English or German; another used "Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, and Mies van der Rohe" in casual conversation, and the other is in the middle of Hernando de Soto's The mystery of capital: why capitalism triumphs in the West and fails everywhere else. The cops still come in response to noise violations on a weekly basis, indicating that intelligence does not correlate with common sense; but, then again, the landlady is paving the entire front yard, indicating that wisdom does not correlate with age.

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