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About Plainsmann

Author, actor, playwright/composer, psychologist, philosopher, and Episcopal priest. Born in Nebraska on the Great Plains, where the American West begins. Enlisted in the Marine Corps upon graduating high school, with college and seminary following immediately thereafter. Active in the professions listed here. With the abiding emphasis being on both the modes of human becoming and the meaning individuals enact and embody as life unfolds up to one's very last breath.

This is the link to my newly opened network site. It finally brings ALL of my online blogs and pages together, including this one, into an entire working network. It is devoted to the ongoing exploration of human experience. I now look forward to encountering everyone there. Gene

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In Geneva the Summer of 1988  . . . and “the second sunrise of my soul” Nikos Kazantzakis died October 26, 1967 at seventy-four.  His wife Eleni (our “Helen” in English) lived a little past the age of one hundred. … Continue reading

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The Life & Writings of Nikos Kazantzakis (with a review of his Report To Greco)

 Nikos Kazantzakis This man is famous. You may know a lot about him, a little, or nothing at all. But when you see how he viewed life and lived his own, I doubt you will ever forget him. Read but … Continue reading

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Meeting Eleni Kazantzakis, wife of Nikos, in 1988

We met at her home on 32 Avenue William Favre in Geneva, Switzerland, on a sunny afternoon in the late summer of 1988 Nikos Kazantzakis died October 26, 1957 at seventy-four.  His wife Eleni (our “Helen” in English) died just … Continue reading

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