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Weightless

April 25, 2003 Weightless As a child I would stand at the edge of the pool—usually at the YMCA’s indoor pool. Then I would let myself tumble forward into the water. The warm water would surrounded me and for a … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black This week has been a grimm week in prison. First we watched Orange is the New Black and then Season 3 of Grimm. Though the completely different shows, the two do share a certain black … Continue reading

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Walking Metaphors

September 3, 2014 Moral Molasses is the title of a blog on The Walking Dead by Steven Scholzman in 2011. Though it was primarily about Season 2, it still holds true for Season 4. Perhaps more so. He asserts that … Continue reading

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Zealot

Zealot Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan caught my eye at the library, so I picked it up. I was not aware of the controversy surrounding it until after I’d finished and sat down … Continue reading

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The Insanity of Normality

The Insanity of Normality The Insanity of Normality by Arno Grun which was published in 1987 was translated from German in 1992.  He says in the preface “Whereas people who can longer bare the absence of human values in the … Continue reading

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