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Living amid an “Ecology of Fear”

I recently read Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster by the late Mike Davis. It is an intriguing book that switches from whimsical to dark and foreboding at the turn of a page. In fact, the … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth, goodwill to all

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“All I am saying, is give peace a chance.”

The immortal lyrics in the post title come from John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band’s song entitled, “Give Peace a Chance.” Below are two photos taken late Friday morning of a peace symbol and hearts that someone constructed out of rocks … Continue reading

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Hope may be the best of things

The term “hope” gets bandied about quite a bit, especially in political and religious circles. We have heard of “A Place Called Hope” during the Clinton campaigns, the City of Hope hospital, The Audacity of Hope written by President Obama, and … Continue reading

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