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Tragedy at the Love Parade

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This past weekend 19 people were crushed to death at the Love Parade in Duisberg, Germany due to poor crowd control.

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There Is Hope, Just Not For Us…

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George Carlin played with words like Zeus played with thunderbolts. In this video he asserts that the planet Earth will do just fine without us humans and our overblown sense of self importance.

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Why Don’t We Talk to Bees?

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Have you ever tried to talk to a bee or an ant? Why not? They live in highly structured and sophisticated colonies, even the architecture of a seemingly innocuous hole in the ground rivals the pinnacles of human achievement in scale and complexity.

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The Strength of a Simple, Symbolic Act

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Powerful spoken word poetry, Knock Knock, by Daniel Beaty. My father passed away in 1997 and for reasons I won’t go into here he was absent during the latter half of my teen years, locked in a prison of his own making, so this poem resonates very deeply within me, especially the section about shaving instructions.

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Play From Your Heart

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A collection of comedic diatribes bemoaning the death of rock spirit in modern music.

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