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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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When the legend becomes fact…

  “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”          — from the movie, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence *  What a memorable movie line.  It has a certain ring to it, doesn’t it?  No wonder we keep repeating it … Continue reading

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Trying to See the Elephant

It’s a parable often repeated in these complex times… …a lesson that comes to us from the Jaina tradition of India.  The Jains believe that one person can only find a small part of the entire truth.  Our knowledge of reality … Continue reading

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