Monthly Archives: January 2011

Why, Despite All, I Feel Sorry for Sarah Palin

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When I was in college, I met a guy who hit his girlfriend harder than he intended to – and killed her.  I have often imagined –let’s call him Peter–looking at his girlfriend’s body on the floor, hoping desperately that … Continue reading

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Gabby Giffords Said It: Words Matter

Confronted with the horrific shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and six constituents who lost their lives, we all should be reminded how tremendously words matter.  Giffords herself knew this. Gabrielle Giffords was described by Alan Grayson, as “one of the most … Continue reading

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In 2011 Atheists, Humanists Resolve to Give

As we head into 2011, humanist leaders around the world have resolved to give more and get their fellow freethinkers to do the same. When research in recent years suggested that churchgoers give more than the rest of us, some freethinkers protested … Continue reading

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