Wanda Waterman “There’s a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that’s all some people have? It isn’t much, but it’s better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan.” ~John L. Sullivan in Sullivan’s Travels “O Brother, … Continue reading Why Did Sullivan Travel?
Never trade your passion for certainty; the moral compromise might just poison your soul.
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If we never experience need, we never get to experience the joy of seeing it mysteriously met. Continue reading Poet Maeve: The Blessing of Need
Let’s imagine that just as Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart are reuniting over the dulcet tones of Dooley Wilson singing “As Time Goes By,” a group of dour young men stroll into the bar and blow up the joint. You may have some idea of the shock caused by the terrorist act of May 16, 2003. Continue reading The Famished Roots of Violent Extremism