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Are You a Scribe or a Widow?

As he taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets!

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Francis Ford Coppola on keeping good notes

The first thing you do when you take a piece of paper is always put the date on it, the month, the day, and where it is.

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Racial Equality: The Impossible Dream

Hands Up Don’t Shoot – Justice for Mike Brown
Ferguson – Missouri – USA – November 2014
Photo Credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images

For millennia, humankind has been plagued with some form of inequality among its populations. 473 more words

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Almost Tycoons: an examination of the true cost of billionaire living

(Originally from Terminal Laughter, Winter 2012)

An income of $2,800,000 places you in the country’s top one per cent of its top one percent of earners (effectively the top .01%). 685 more words

The Russell Brand Revolution

I’ve made no effort to hide that I’m a big Brand fan. Actually, I’ve blatantly written posts, like, four of them, about my stalker-ish thumbs-up-ness for the ol’ Rusty Rockets. 1,087 more words


An Unfortunate Moment in Monti

My friend and I were sitting across from the Pantheon and enjoying an espresso. We were in awe of the structure in front of us, completely oblivious to the goings on of the tourists in the area. 751 more words

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