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Talking to Strangers book review

Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education by Danielle S. Allen

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In Talking to Strangers, political philosopher Danielle Allen diagnoses the persistent problem of interracial distrust in America as a problem of defining and realizing democratic citizenship, i.e. 1,358 more words

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POETRY: Ascension, by John Donne

Salute the last, and everlasting day,
Joy at the uprising of this Sun, and Son,
Ye whose true tears, or tribulation
Have purely wash’d, or burnt your drossy clay. 90 more words


Blog Post #2: What's in a source?

For this blog, I chose to discuss a New York Times article entitled “Alabama Inmate, 75, Hopes to Dodge Death for an Eighth Time” by reporter Alan Blinder, published on May 24, 2017. 267 more words

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OOTD | Putting It All Together

Do you dress from the bottom to the top, or the top to the bottom? Do you dress by season? By mood? Choosing an outfit isn’t always just about throwing on something clean and heading out the door. 577 more words

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Process of Subtraction

Process of Subtraction

(Love more than Judge)

Attending my weekly morning meditation group I was overjoyed to see an old friend I hadn’t seen in a while stepping in for the regular facilitator. 803 more words

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Down in the dumps....

Ok, so a little bit late posting this one.  I finally did it.  My first trip to the dump station.  I have been avoiding using my tanks as much as possible.   182 more words

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Trump Proves He Has Duped His Voters With Latest Budget Proposal

It is astounding how people can act so far against their own self-interests without even coming to realize it. In today’s politics, we are seeing individuals voted into office by constituents who are totally oblivious to the negative effects that the policies they are voting for will have on them. 731 more words

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