Vox Populi

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Volker Franke: Me First and the Loss of Compassion

Children ought to learn how to help one another so they can take joy in crossing the finish line together, building closeness instead of separation, segregation and adversarialism.

October 9, 2019 · 1 Comment

Jose Padua: A Beautiful Day on Earth

All I remember is that it was a beautiful sunny day when my mother came out of the fast food restaurant downtown near the bus station and walked to the … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Only One Resolution

Originally posted on Great Middle Way:
We make several New Year’s resolutions, only to abandon them before the end of February. Perhaps this is so because our resolutions do not…

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ace Boggess: “Do I Look Like I Care?”

  “Do I Look Like I Care?”      —man on cell in an elevator   Under tired Muzak he boasts about infidelity & his lucky double-down bet on a stock … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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