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The Pleasures of Freedom

“Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.” ~Moshe Dyan I’m not talking FREEDOM here, as in liberty and dogma and all that. While that’s incredibly important in life, I’m talking pure freedom of mobility. Living, as I do, in America’s … Continue reading

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Responsibility isn’t a Bad Word

“When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.” ~ Edith Hamilton In the course of a class discussion today, I asked students who wants to be … Continue reading

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Harsh Truth

“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”~Søren Kierkegaard Harsh, I know, but true.  And absolutely NOT aimed at any reader of this blog! This is me doing some thinking about … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom for July 22, 2009

“When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.” ~~ Edith Hamilton This is one of my all-time favorite quotations.  We all love being free, and we … Continue reading

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