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Humans are not Predators (wink, wink)

“A name. A name! What’s in a name?  A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” Basically, what the Shakespeare guy was trying to convey is that a thing is exactly what it is regardless of which hashtag humans assign to it. 567 more words


Freedom of Speech

Almost everyone knows of the first amendment, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances… 686 more words

Freedom Of Speech

Happy Children: Happy World

Today, that is the fourteenth day of November is celebrated as Children’s Day in India. Our first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was fond of children and that is why his birthday is celebrated as children’s day. 456 more words

Daily Prompts


“No domestic animal can be as still as a wild animal.  The civilized people have lost the aptitude of stillness, and must take lessons in silence from the wild…” – Isak Dinesen (pen name for Karen Blixen)

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Barley Darts

2017, September 5 - 2775 - appearances 3

all kinds of strange looks (5)
when my hair is very wild, (7)
but who really cares. (5)



Thoreau begins by explaining how he wants his life simplified and brought down to its “lowest terms” (19). He recognizes how overly complicated our culture is and thinks it is detrimental to us truly living a fulfilled and spiritual life. 131 more words


#blogElul 2017 - Day 12: Count

Too many times
My child couldn’t count on me
To hold my temper
To count to ten.

Too many times
My spouse couldn’t count on me… 148 more words