Monthly Archives: October 2014

HISTORY BEHIND HEADLINES OR PAST IS PROLOGUE by Perry Mann

HISTORY BEHIND HEADLINES OR PAST IS PROLOGUE Every headline in a paper is the tip of a historical iceberg, behind or below which is past events extending beyond history to the very beginning of events. I have dreamed among other … Continue reading

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A SECULAR RESURRECTION by Perry Mann

A SECULAR RESURRECTION 4-21-13 Masada, Israel, occupies the entire top of an isolated mesa near the southwest coast of the Dead Sea. The rhomboid-shaped mountain towers 1,424 feet above the level of the Dead Sea. It has a summit area … Continue reading

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The Consolation of Robert G. Ingersoll by Perry Mann (published today, Oct 4, 2014 in the Charleston Gazette)

This was published in the Charleston Gazette, today Saturday, October 4, 2014 The consolation of Robert G. Ingersoll I just finished reading Dan Cook’s “What is real and true?” for the second time (Gazette, Sept. 25). I can relate to … Continue reading

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CRYSTALLIZED OPINION by Perry Mann

CRYSTALLIZED OPINION Life for me would be immeasurably more lonely were it not for the companionship of Thomas Hardy, the English novelist and poet, whose sojourn here was from 1840 to 1928 and whose abode was his beloved Wessex. “Hardy’s … Continue reading

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“HARDWIRED TO CONNECT” by Perry Mann

“HARDWIRED TO CONNECT” “Hardwired to Connect” is the title of a report issued by The Commission on Children at Risk. The report argues that the loss of connectedness is devastating America’s youth. The symptoms include major depression, suicide attempts, alcohol … Continue reading

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