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Silent Spring

Silent Spring Rachel Carson, 1962 Silent Spring begins with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural … Continue reading

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Lame Deer Seeker of Visions

Lame Deer: Seeker of Visions John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erodes 1972 For us Indians everything has a deeper meaning. Whatever we do is somehow connected to our religion. Indian children are never alone. They are always surrounded by … Continue reading

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Think On These Things

Think on These Things By Jiddu Krishnamurti, 1964 Self-Knowledge comes when you observe yourself in a relationship with your situation, you teachers are all those around you. It comes when you observe the manner of another, his gestures, the way … Continue reading

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From Ethan to Ethan Frome

From Ethan to Ethan Frome You might have read my fiction, my diaries or my dream diaries and noticed that I wrote extensively about a man named Ethan McMillan.  Ethan McMillan is not his real name—it is one I made … Continue reading

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Memory

May 14, 2015 Memory This week has been brought to you by the letter M for Memory. Memory was key both in the movie The Giver and in the movie Still Alice, both which I watched this week. The Giver … Continue reading

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His Fearful Symmetry: Red John and Blake

is Fearful Symmetry: Red John and William Blake “Tyger, Tyger burning bright, In the forest of the night, What immortal hand or eye, could fame thy fearful symmetry,” wrote William Blake.  When he wrote the poem he used simple language … Continue reading

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Out of the Woods

Out of the Woods Out of the Woods: Tales of Resilient Teens was written by Hauser, Allen and Golden in 2008.  Seventy deeply troubled teenagers spend weeks, months, even years on a locked psychiatric ward. They were not just failing … Continue reading

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