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The Talisman

She was a lonely woman who lived on the highest mountain above the village.  Very few saw her, or spoke with her.  Some nights there were stories which men told at the tavern of seeing a figure standing out on the crumbling structures of metal and concrete, the form illuminated by the moon.  Her flowing… Continue reading The Talisman

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Equal Opportunity versus Equal Results

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4-hEfqpxIg Many people know that I am a Kurt Vonnegut fan. I loved "Slaughterhouse Five," which is based partly on his experiences as a POW in WWII. Not many people though are familiar with his short story "Harrison Bergeron." Written in a time before our school systems became an equal results playing field, I thought… Continue reading Equal Opportunity versus Equal Results