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Hilary Mantel, the prize-winning English novelist who certainly can write up a storm in her books (and whose tongue is as sharp as her pen, that is to say, razor sharp), ignited another kind of storm yesterday over in England … Continue reading

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What Does Freedom Mean?

WordPress bloggers were challenged to write about this question just before the Fourth of July.  About the same time, before the Fourth, Krista Tippett, host of the PBS program “On Being”, rebroadcast a 2003 interview with philosopher and polymath Jacob … Continue reading

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