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Quote by Mary Austin

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“We are not all born at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later… Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth.”

Innocence Project attorney and author discusses wrongful convictions.

Innocence Project attorney and author discusses wrongful convictions. Worth eight minutes of your time. Listen starting at 2:39 until 10:00.   Michael Harvey is an actual attorney who works on wrongful conviction cases who happens to also be an author of legal thriller novels.  This is a very interesting interview, especially between those times listed above.   Enjoy.  Keep yourself… Read more »

Media Bias

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To be honest…

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If only life…

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New Taxes Here We Come… They’re Getting Us Ready

Yahoo runs this Associated Press article with the headline, “Nearly half of US households escape fed income tax.” Notice a couple things. 01.  The word “escape” implies that the households (families) are getting away with something, almost as if they’re cheating the system. Truth: For better or for worse this is the nature of the system as it currently stands.  These… Read more »

Where’s the God from the Machine?

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Almost two and a half thousand years ago Greek plays were performed in outdoor theaters in front of audiences sometimes as large as nineteen thousand people.  The Greek dramas were then in many ways what movies, tv, radio, and magazines are to us today– public sources for political and social commentary, information, and entertainment.   Sometimes an actor, playing a… Read more »

Looking at the Stars

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I came across this splendid Oscar Wilde quotation today. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” I’ve rarely read truer words.   Now, I imagine that everyone thinks they are one of the “star gazers”– one of the people with their eyes skyward– as opposed to being merely mired in the muck… Read more »