Monthly Archives: June 2012

Public Image

In the pursuit of equality in civil rights struggles it does not further the cause to adopt concepts and language which the public at large finds offensive. I am not talking of criticism of many of the publics faults, belief … Continue reading

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Balloon Flowers

The balloon flower, or Chinese bellflower (platycodon grandiflorus), is a late-blooming perennial admired for its color and shape. The flower is blue, and as the bud opens, it inflates into the shape of a balloon until it reveals bell-shaped flowers … Continue reading

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A Population Out of Control

Last year another milestone was reached by human beings: Population reached 7 billion mark. In a world already struggling, and failing, to meet the nutritional needs of it’s inhabitants this was not one of our shining moments. In impoverished and … Continue reading

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An Outrage

Imagine the public outrage at the following possible, fictitious headline: MUSLIM LANDOWNER FORCES REMOVAL OF CHRISTIAN BILLBOARD! There would be no end to complaints of violation of free speech. Or: ATHEIST LANDOWNER FORCES REMOVAL OF CHRISTIAN BILLBOARD! Both cases would … Continue reading

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