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Robert F. Kennedy’s Greatest Speech Still Resonates in 2017

Robert F. Kennedy’s Greatest Speech Still Resonates in 2017

We must recognize the full human equality of all of our people before God, before the law and in the councils of government. We must do this, not because it is economically advantageous…We must do it for the single and fundamental reason that it is the right thing to do.

Umberto Ecco Irreverent Guide to Writing a Thesis

Umberto Ecco Irreverent Guide to Writing a Thesis

A detailed review of “How to Write a Thesis” a book written by author and intellectual Umberto Ecco.  The book was originally published in Italian in 1977, pre-internet, so some technical info is outdated.  It was released in English last year, 2015.  It looks to […]

This Moment

This Moment

“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh   Thich Nhat Hanh Thich Nhat Hanh, […]

farewell great lady

farewell great lady

We celebrate Maya Angelou’s life, cherish her wisdom, and learn from her words.  But we will do so without her now, 28 May, 2014.   “Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God,” she wrote in the most recent post […]

His Day is Done by Maya Angelou

His Day is Done by Maya Angelou

This is the official tribute of Nelson Mandela from the American people at the time of his death.  An amazing poem.  Beautiful and serene, read by Maya Angelou who has a captivating voice.  I highly recommend that you take a few minutes to listen.  Reading […]

revolution for all people

revolution for all people

I began to prepare this post for images only.  But I needed to know what lead to life in prison. About the first half of his life. An interesting paradox.  An intensely tolerant, inclusive and compassionate man.  Rightly celebrated as a great man of peace. […]


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