Carpe Diem

Carpe Articulum – Seize The Moment

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  The Latin phrase Carpe Diem (seize the day) was first attributed to a poem written by the famed Roman poet Horace during the reign of Augustus.  It gained fresh awareness for many of us by the actor Robin Williams in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society. Williams, an English professor, challenges his class of boys to be cognizant of the opportunities that are contained within every moment, “to gather ye rosebuds while you may.” Herding the boys  around a trophy case filled with pictures of young athletes of yesteryear, he quips, “These boys are now fertilizing daffodils.”  This leads…

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