Monthly Archives: October 2011

Not Forgetting, But Forgiving

“Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.” … Continue reading

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On the Wrong Side of History

Never in recent history since pre-World War II British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain have our ‘leaders’ been so out of step with the general populace. Or for that matter, with the tide of history—not for nothing has the ‘Occupy Wall … Continue reading

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A Generation Without Stories

 “A language is not words / it is the stories / that are told in it, / the stories that are never told.” —Margaret Atwood, Four Small Elegies, from Two-Headed Poems, Oxford University Press, 1978 By that standard, our language … Continue reading

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