Tag Archives: Philosophy


Today I was reading Shipwrecked in South Carolina’s “Already Broken.” I’d been thinking about what it means to be open before, but James got me focused again. Openness is a concept which is not expressed much in education, at least … Continue reading

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Listen to the rain

A couple of nights ago I woke up to the sound of rain and I thought of Thomas Merton. Whenever it rains I think of Merton. I came up here [to his hermitage] from the monastery last night, sloshing through … Continue reading

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Feast day

Today is the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

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Three eared rabbits and such

One of my best friends told me today he preferred to read about the three eared rabbit and less about Iraq. I haven’t seen my dear three eared friend in a couple of months which makes me wonder if he’s … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jelaluddin Rumi

Today while visiting Brother David’s website that this is the birthday of Jelaluddin Rumi. Rumi was a mystic and I first learned of him a few years ago watching Dr. Wayne Dyer on Public Television. The Guest House This being … Continue reading

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Mathetes tag

Recently Jeff tagged me for a Mathetes award. I’m honored to be so highly regarded by a fellow blogger. That tagging carries with it some responsibility to tag others too.

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What’s going on..?

As we ramp up to yet another war. Here is one of my favorite ballads by one of the greatest voices in Motown history. Suppose they gave a war and no one came. Imagine the day when universal health care … Continue reading

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