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Mass Murder: No Fast Fix

This year’s Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day were the same day. Folks exchanged greeting cards. Many got their foreheads marked with ashes. And 17 were killed at a high school. Someone’s already called last Wednesday’s mass murder the ‘Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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“Imagine All the People”

Someone’s ‘Tweet’ about sin and how someone else responded showed up in my Twitter feed Sunday. I noticed an unusually goofy item in my Google news feed that evening. Instead of expressing outrage and (self?)-righteous indignation over either or both, … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time: A Modest Proposal

Perhaps I should remember my station, and be respectfully silent before the weekend’s mighty display of power and glory. I am, after all, but one of those who live neither in the Northeast megalopolis nor the shining lands of San … Continue reading

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Values and Ichthyosaurs

A nation’s schools are returning to traditional values. Whether that’s good or bad news depends partly on how you see what we’ve learned since about 1859. I think we’ve learned more about how the universe works, and that this is … Continue reading

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