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Reflections on the 'Single Story' Video

It’s been a while since I first came across the TED talk by the African writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, called ‘The Danger of A Single Story’. 500 more words

Writing

Conflict in the Things You Don't See

“We live in capitalism”.  I like this quote (taken from Ursula LeGuin). We tend to think of capitalism as a universal. But in fact, it is just something — a system — that we use now. 106 more words

Dynamics

The Beginning Place

I have a few favorite books, not very many, and I read them over and over.  You cannot imagine the grief I take for that.  Nearly all my friends read broadly and with enjoyment and comprehension.  1,332 more words

Paying Attention

The Beginning Place

I have a few favorite books, not very many, and I read them over and over.  You cannot imagine the grief I take for that.  Nearly all my friends read broadly and with enjoyment and comprehension.  1,318 more words

PS 101

Strange things have happened here.

I make stupid decisions.

All the time. Supposedly. I always have. Granted, I don’t think they are stupid. As they are only stupid in the eyes of current opinion. 652 more words

Life

One I Watch: Ursula Le Guin !

I discovered Earthsea as a girl. Took me this long to hear its creator speak:

“I think hard times are coming.

We will need writers who can remember freedom. 8 more words