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A Psalm for the Living

The 23rd Psalm is the most-often-read Bible verse at funerals. It’s often the final set of words uttered before going into harm’s way.

Reverend Charlie Dunn, pastoral resident at… 212 more words

Christianity

David Malouf's Remembering Babylon and the Book Group

David Malouf, Remembering Babylon (©1993, Vintage 1994)

Remembering Babylon is an A-Stranger-Comes-to-Town story. The Stranger is Gemmy, who was thrown overboard as a boy from a ship somewhere off the Queensland coast in the first half of the 19th century. 614 more words

Books

Creativity

Clients ask about the creative process and how agencies come up with great ideas.  How does it work? Can it be duplicated?  Improved?  What makes one agency better than another?  445 more words

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What I've been reading

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China. Evan Osnos wrote an engaging and insightful book on today’s China. In his words, the book “is an account of the collision of two forces: aspiration and authoritarianism.” 562 more words

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: David Brooks & Ruth Marcus on Police Power in Ferguson

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Liberals and Libertarians coming together on Ferguson and its militarization of police. Something where we should definitely be able to agree especially for a town that is as small as Ferguson, Missouri and is a suburb of St. 57 more words

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