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Vol/Num: 2018-009
Mar 8, 2018

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From the Editors:
Even though we might get a foot of snow tonight, Maple Sugar Sunday is coming! Zowie! Kimmy has two new poems this week, and has also written a reflection called "How Can We Practice Civil Discourse in the Public Forum?"

Peter's video this week is called "Freedom of Speech and the Offense of Political Correctness."

Love and blessings!

~ Peter and Kimmy

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/columns/the-green-wheel/
How Can We Practice Civil Discourse in the Public Forum?
Being friends in an age of enemies
by Kimmy Sophia Brown
Mar 8, 2018
It’s snowing hard in Maine this evening. Everyone who lives here will cope with it. It brings us into a single focus as people. The snowplow drivers and the police and ambulance workers serve everybody. more



/stories/films/
Video: Freedom of Speech and the Offense of Political Correctness
~ YouTube Video
by Peter Falkenberg Brown
Mar 7, 2018
A comprehensive review of freedom of speech and the offense of political correctness, ranging from the goodness of people and puppies to the Salem witch trials, Mao's Red Guard, totalitarianism, the Civil War, slavery, Frederick Douglass, American exceptionalism, social justice warriors, identity politics, intersectionality, the oppression olympics, the tyranny of Islamic Shariah law, and the healing vision of Martin Luther King, Jr. more



/stories/poetry/
The Planet Has Shifted
by Kimmy Sophia Brown
Mar 2, 2018
The planet has shifted to
the obvious darkness of evening
  and fall of mercury, more



/bliss/front-page-images/
Maple Sugar Sunday Time Again
In Maine during the last weekend in March, we celebrate Maple Sugar Sunday. Before we moved here I had never seen a Maple Sugar House up close. The sugar shacks host huge pancake breakfasts, some with live music. I took this shot by the side of the road with my camera phone. (photo by Kimmy Sophia Brown)
by Kimmy Sophia Brown
Mar 2, 2018



/stories/poetry/
I Heard My Cat Cry
by Kimmy Sophia Brown
Mar 2, 2018
I heard my cat cry
wandering the lonely house
while we slept. more



 

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