Monthly Archive: February 2017

Feb 26

Chronicle from the Old Folks’ Home—Part 11

In Brief— The author’s experiences after the private elder care company took over management from the kommun. Privatization European-style. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– “I’m Mad As Hell…”— Though there is now another vacancy, one empty room in our warehouse has now been filled. One of our number got off the train at her destination. The new occupant—I’ll call …

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Feb 19

Elegy for a Deer

In Brief—Memories of an autumn afternoon when a little deer came to die. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Tears for A Little Deer— She lay quietly next to the fence hard by the forest and the trail down the side of the hill. Nearby stood the feeder where the birds, squirrels and deer came each day to feed. Autumn’s …

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Feb 12

Zealotry is Poisonous

In Brief— An examination of two aspects of society, Politics and Religion, and how the mixing of the two creates a destructive force. A Deadly Recipe— Mix one part Politics with one part Religion, add a human society made up of differing views and watch it boil until it spills out in turmoil. This is …

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Feb 05

Immortality, Yes or No?

In Brief—An examination of the age-old philosophical question of whether you would choose to live forever or die as normal mortals do. —————————————————————————————————————————————- Is Everlasting Life Worth It?— “Tuck Everlasting” is Natalie Babbitt’s thoughtful novel that raises the question posed by a fountain of youth that confers everlasting life on those who drink its waters. …

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