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something to regain

“Freedom’s just another name for nothing left to lose.”       — from Me and Bobbie McGee, by Kris Kristofferson When I first heard that line, years ago, I thought to myself, “What a beautiful idea!” But I now see a dark … Continue reading

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basic understanding

This year, I became frustrated with media narratives… …and wondered how I could better understand our news. Don’t get me wrong: I don’t reject media narratives.  I don’t reject those one-line, two-line explanations of complex situations, presented by our major … Continue reading

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positive protest

I have a plan…a protest plan… …a way to combat the negative actions of our president-elect: When he does something to abuse the planet, I will do something to heal the planet. When he insults another, I will praise another. … Continue reading

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listening to the pig

“I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig.  You get muddy, and besides, the pig likes it.”               — George Bernard Shaw Ever so often, I remind myself of Shaw’s advice. Unfortunately, more often, I forget it.  I engage … Continue reading

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what the wise man told me

When I was an angry young man, an older, wiser man told me: “No one can make you angry…no one can make you feel one emotion or another. “Those are your emotions.  You control them.” His words have served me … Continue reading

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Peaceful Raging

  I’ve tried to see everything as being a part of god—everything, including myself. Yet, like Prometheus, I sometimes rage at god—at this life.  I feel bound to rock.  I rage at the things of this life, at the very … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror

I was stunned… …when political satirist Bill Maher, shortly after the 9/11 attacks, asked if the terrorists might be considered heroes. However, trying to keep an open mind, I questioned my resistance to that idea. Could those men possibly fit … Continue reading

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