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The Barber's Speech
Here follows the closing speech of the Jewish barber, who is elevated to unusual status after being mistaken for the tyrant Hynkel, in the film The Great Dictator . I'm sorry, but I don't want to be an emperor. That's not my business. I don't want to rule o...
Here follows the closing speech of the Jewish barber, who is elevated to unusual status after being mistaken for the tyrant Hynkel, in the ...
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Cento: "How much longer..."
... will the leaves all wear that dappled sunlight? will the river be returning and re turning as if a river really ev er could come home again with its voya gers? will I see girlhood in my daughter? I'll have to go on remembering. my body feels unbearably ...
... will the leaves all wear that dappled sunlight? will the river be returning and re turning as if a river really ev er could come hom...
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Because it's New Year's Day....
... I found myself responding strongly to this scene in  Ocean's Twelve , in which Linus (Matt Damon) is being interrogated by a rather malevolent-seeming agent of the law: Imagine yourself in a room that's too short for you to stand
up in and not wide enou...
... I found myself responding strongly to this scene in Ocean's Twelve , in which Linus (Matt Damon) is being interrogated by a rather ma...
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White men in search of skulls
An excerpt from the chapter "White Men, Dark Shadows" (pp.80-1) in Fatu-Hiva - Back to Nature , published in 1974 by archaeologist and explorer Thor Heyerdahl : As the days passed, the tragic toll of the ship-borne virus was forgotten by everyone on the isl...
An excerpt from the chapter "White Men, Dark Shadows" (pp.80-1) in Fatu-Hiva - Back to Nature , published in 1974 by archaeologist and expl...
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A quote by James Stotts
"Speaking of our own moment, wherever we go from here—whether it's a spectacle or calamity-spectacle—our only task is to answer from within, and without spectacle."  James Stotts is a Boston-based poet. His debut collection Since was re-published by Pen & A...
"Speaking of our own moment, wherever we go from here—whether it's a spectacle or calamity-spectacle—our only task is to answer from within...
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We've just learned that the Thomas More Society, a notorious anti-choice law firm supporting unconstitutional policies that privilege their preferred sectarian religious views, was successful in bullying the staff of the Mass...
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Janus Quatrain
Janus and Jim Crow sat down for a chat. One greeted the other, "Hey, Democrat!" Came the reply, "Sure am! How did you guess?" "'Cause of that way you look back at progress."
Janus and Jim Crow sat down for a chat. One greeted the other, "Hey, Democrat!" Came the reply, "Sure am! How did you guess?" "'Caus...
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A sad thing. So many of us enjoyed the teaching and friendship of Mark over the years.
Poet Zachary Bos "Zachary Bos studied poetry in the graduate creative writing program at Boston University. He is editor of nerobooks.org. 'Conscious Explanations' by Mark Schorr was the first book published by his Pen & Anv...
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In these last days of December, we're all taking stock, totting up the wins and losses of the past year and looking ahead to the year to come. One of our correspondents, Chukwuebuka Ibeh, has more reason than most to look ove...
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Three pieces from Elder Olson
Elder James Olson (1909–1992) was a poet, teacher and critic. The following excerpts I found in a copy of The Cock of Heaven while browsing the shelves at Brattle Book Shop. 1. from The Cock of Heaven : Dew-drop hatched crystal chick: Peep! did he cry, Had ...
Elder James Olson (1909–1992) was a poet, teacher and critic. The following excerpts I found in a copy of The Cock of Heaven while browsi...
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Five Quatrains
... from British poet "Stevie" Smith . "Longing for Death Because of Feebleness" Oh would that I were a reliable spirit careening around Congenially employed and no longer by feebleness bound Oh who would not leave the flesh to become a reliable spirit Poss...
... from British poet "Stevie" Smith . "Longing for Death Because of Feebleness" Oh would that I were a reliable spirit careening aroun...
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Seven snippets from "Palladas"
2. Ignorant of all logic and all law Fortune follows her own blind course, kind to the criminal, trampling on the just flaunting her irrational, brute force. 4. Born naked. Buried naked. So why fuss? All life leads to that first nakedness. 15. God's philoso...
2. Ignorant of all logic and all law Fortune follows her own blind course, kind to the criminal, trampling on the just flaunting her i...
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A community-minded writer, editor, and atheist in Massachusetts.
Introduction
Drop me in the desert with a pack of matches, and I'll build you a pyramid.
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  • Boston University
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Writer, editor, publisher
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  • Boston Atheists
    State Director for Massachusetts, present
  • Boston University
    Clerical administrator, present
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    Writer, editor, publisher, present
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Newburgh, NY
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The Sunday Poet: Zachary Bos
dougholder.blogspot.com

Poet Zachary Bos "Zachary Bos studied poetry in the graduate creative writing program at Boston University. He is editor of nerobooks.org. '

Stone Soup Croutons, 9-12-16, Scrapture
chadparenteaupoetforhire.blogspot.com

Stone Soup Croutons is a weekly poem I write using lines and impressions picked up from poems overheard from Stone Soup's open mic readers a

Scifi Ubi Sunt
thewonderreflex.blogspot.com

Where are the mills where the starships were made? Lying in ruin, and long since decayed. Where are the skies where the starships were flown

A crucial vote is happening that could curtail NSA surveillance
defundthensa.com

On July 24th a critical vote is happening in Congress that could defund some of the NSA's surveillance program.

Madalyn Murray O'Hair - Wikiquote
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[edit] Sourced. Your petitioners are Atheists and they define their lifestyle as follows. An Atheists loves himself and his fellow man inste

Sayre's law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Sayre's law. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. Sayre's law states, in a formulation quoted by Char

John Wheelwright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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[edit] Early life. John Wheelwright was the son of Robert Wheelwright of Cumberworth and Saleby. His grandfather was John Wheelwright of Mum

My Occupy LA Arrest, by Patrick Meighan: My Occupy LA Arrest, by Patrick...
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My Occupy LA Arrest, by Patrick Meighan. My name is Patrick Meighan, and I'ma husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Fa

Squandermania and other foibles: Very much on the attack
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Very much on the attack. Via Zachary Bos's blog: A report on Geoffrey Hill's most recent turn at the lectern as Oxford Professor of

Allopathic medicine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Allopathic medicine. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. Allopathic medicine refers to the practice of conve