Fishing for Truth   2 comments

“Thinking by the river [in A River Runs Through It] is like fishing: the thinker tries to catch understanding but often fails to hook it.  Time and the river rush on, and it is not until long after events have occurred that knowledge takes shape.  When it does, it does so through creative, imaginative re-engagement with facts and perceptions, through a literary activity that reexamines and reorganizes things into something meaningful.”  —Chapter 2, By the River


Posted March 23, 2011 by the meaning of rivers in Uncategorized

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  1. The 43rd Annual Vermilion River Race is this Sunday. My Dad (Hank) hasn’t missed a single one…

  2. Hank is one awesome dad, Chuck. That’s going to be a cold day out on the water, yeah?

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