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Where can we stand?

Some days watching the news I am outraged and ranting. Other days I am overtaken with ironies and dark laughter. Often, I am cynically analytical. Occasionally, hopeful. Some days, even poised for action. Other days I am just depressed about the future of our democracy, our country, and the planet. But whatever I feel, little comes of it, beyond cusses, … Read more

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What We Are Doing

Kenneth Burke called humans “symbol-using animals”—we make, use, and misuse symbols constantly in our heads, in conversations with others, on paper, on our laptops, on our phones, in or on as many situations and objects as we possibly can. We send these symbols out into the world at a rapid rate, and we reciprocally absorb them from other places and … Read more