Tag Archives: Thoreau

The Pursuit of Happiness?

The founding fathers evidently thought the opportunity to pursue happiness was on a par with life and liberty and ranked all three equally in the Declaration of Independence. But how that plays out in real life is problematic, never more … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

A thought to ponder on the shortest day of the year: I believe that men are generally still a little afraid of the dark, though the witches are all hung, and Christianity and candles have been introduced. Henry David Thoreau, … Continue reading

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