What Were You Thinking?

Before the US Presidential election I wrote a latter to the Editor of the New York Times as follows: Dear Editor, I note with interest your endorsement of Senator Obama for President. Senator Obama is a very attractive man. He has a lovely voice. These are bonuses in a public figure, but they are not …

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What Matters

More than just kindness, whatever Jewel might say. What mattersĀ are the thingsĀ that make us human – our capacity for relationships, for creativity, for hope, and our capacity for rational and purposeful investigation of the world around us. Baz Lurhmann in Moulin Rouge had it right with his catalogue of beauty, truth and love. But these …

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