My life books

Silver Thoughts

Looking  over my life in books I see my instincts drew me  with certainty to certain author/thinkersTillich

The Psalms…King David

Bible stories.

Montaigne

Dante

Blaise Pascal

Soren Kierkegaard

Martin Buber

Simone Weil

Paul Tillich.

e e cummings

W H Auden

T.S.Elliot

I see I’ve not found many women on this journey… they were too busy childbearing I suppose.

And I  think of myself as neither male nor female.I am just me… a unique being.

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Several Of Santa’s Elves Arrested For Selling Spots On The Nice List

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My sources at Santa’s Village tell me that North Pole Police raided Santa’s Workshop just after 9:00AM, and arrested several Elves, who have been charged with accepting bribes to move children from the Naughty List to the Nice List.

My sources report that while Santa Claus was aware of the police action, he was not on hand to witness it.  “Santa wants to believe that they are all Nice until proven Naughty,” one Elf told this Modern Philosopher.  “At the same time, he is so sickened by it all that he couldn’t bring himself to be here when the police arrived.”

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Rosa Parks Ignites Montgomery Bus Boycott 1955

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It was on this day in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama that Rosa Parks, the mother of the civil rights movement, is jailed for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man and igniting a more than year long bus boycott.

As African Americans previously made up 70 percent of the Montgomery bus ridership, the municipal transit system suffered gravely during the boycott. On November 13, 1956, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Alabama state and Montgomery city bus segregation laws as being in violation of the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The boycott ended December 21, 1956 – Rosa Parks was among the first to ride the newly desegregated buses.

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