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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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Our Endangered Atmosphere

Our Endangered Atmosphere Gary E McCuen, 1987 Several major scientific reports have been published on this issues.  The Department of Energy Review, NASA and several foreign agencies agree. Greenhouse warming of 3 to 8 degrees is expected for the doubling … Continue reading

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The Age of American Unreason

The Age of American Unreason By Susan Jacoby, 2009 Jacoby writes about anti-intellectualism in America. She was inspired by the book Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter, which was published in 1963. Jacoby points out that more than half … Continue reading

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Rogue One

November 17, 2016 Rogue One Rogue One: A Star Wars Story came out on Wednesday.  I took the kids to see it today. The film is considered to be 3.9 in the series in that it takes place after Revenge … Continue reading

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Presidential Heritiage

Presidential Heritage I’ve been posting articles about the role that my father’s family played in Mansfield’s history.  But what you might not know is that my mother’s side of the family has played an important role in the US history … Continue reading

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