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9/11: The Toxic Nature of Hate

Another 9/11 anniversary is here.  Predictably, my Facebook newsfeed is filled with the obligatory cheap and disposable patriotism that emerges on this day now.  It’s always amazing to me how people can treat patriotism like a t-shirt; put on and pulled off at need.  Like a young adult getting dressed for a night of partying, […]

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The Terrorists Have Won

I didn’t watch any of the memorial services yesterday.   I didn’t tune into the radio and listen to the 9/11 commentary, ten years later.  When I was on the elliptical machine at the gym last night, I kept my headphones in my MP3 player instead of watching the solemn and respectful services.  I didn’t […]

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