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Archive for June 2011

An Argument For Going Gently Into That Good Night

  Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rage at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas Several weeks ago, my mother had a series of mini-strokes and had to be first hospitalized, and then moved to a long-term assisted living facility. …

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Bishop Tutu on "The Other"

The theme of my soon-to-be-released novel, OUR DAILY BREAD is that when we view someone as “The Other” the result is inevitably–to greater or lesser degree–negative.  I am certainly not the only person who believes this.  For example, my friend Chris Hedges, in his book, WAR IS A FORCE THAT GIVES US MEANING, speaks most…

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