Inspirations…

The Women's March was truly inspiring. I took part in my own small way. Our small North Carolina town had 1,500 people turn out. I was gobsmacked, because we are just not that big a town. There were 17,000 people marching in Raleigh. Here are some wonderful photos of the marchers around the world. What … Continue reading Inspirations…

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Some thoughts on George Orwell’s 1984 inspired by the so-called Birther debate and other current events…

Like most people who have read 1984, it profoundly affected my way of thinking about power and political systems. Orwell introduced concepts and language into the general consciousness, such as "doublethink" and "Big Brother." The struggle against political oppression and the tyranny of the powerful few over the many seems to be a never-ending one, … Continue reading Some thoughts on George Orwell’s 1984 inspired by the so-called Birther debate and other current events…