Freedom and the assertion of the true self


We are all prisoners, bounded by the limits of our skin and our society. Anytime we take liberties with our self-determination, there's always someone to say we are being reckless, stupid, naive, brave. My own mother, may her memory be blessed, who felt the cold hand of murderous oppression at the hands of the Nazis,… Continue reading Freedom and the assertion of the true self

America’s most embarrassing moments


What do you think America's most embarrassing moments are?

Black Holes: No One Dies Alone


"Saddam Hussein's execution comes at the end of a difficult year for the Iraqi people and for our troops." WHow Does One Death End the Turmoil of Others?It is as if a trio of black holes opens in the earth to swallow each, single soul, and the vast expanse of light and life in their… Continue reading Black Holes: No One Dies Alone