Monthly Archives: June 2009

>The Mind

> “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited.” – Plutarch Image from Parallel Lives, Amyot translation, 1565

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>We Must Remember…

>…and try to extinguish the hatred. The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not … Continue reading

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>Stoop World

> I grew up in a stoop world—four square blocks of Baltimore City row houses, bordered on the south by a steep railroad bank, on the east by the Girls’ Catholic High which my best neighborhood girlfriend attended, on the … Continue reading

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