CClay mastiffs, found in the excavated ruins of a palace in Nineveh, were meant to protect the property from demons. They have cuneiform inscriptions on them, one of which reads ē tamtallik epuš pāka – or, “Don’t think, bite!” Who’s a good boy?No proper newsletter...
The ancient Greek philosophers pondered life's ultimate questions: Who am I? Where did I come from? Where am I going? Why am I here? They are the questions posed to college and university students in this introductory editorial, and Comment editor Gideon Strauss adds a fifth: Who loves me and what and whom do I love? And he implies that life's ultimate questions are ultimately religious.