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Here is a message we desperately need in these times – perhaps in all times. From His Holiness, the Dalai Lama’s keynote address for Tulane University’s 2013 commencement, May 18, in the Superdome in New Orleans.
It’s that time of year. I seldom pay much attention to graduation speeches. I can’t remember anything said at my own, nor do any quotes come to mind from celebrities whose commencement addresses get soundbytes played on the news every … Continue reading
As I scanned reviews of The Great Gatsby, I tuned in to one comment about the visionary quality of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s book: he saw the end of the roaring 20′s in 1925, before almost anyone else. Almost anyone else… … Continue reading
‘“It’s the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how … Continue reading
He was just arrested on Tuesday, but already they’re writing ballads about the North Pond Hermit: Nobody seen his face in twenty-seven years, Since that day in ’86 when he up and disappeared. The story has travelled around the world, … Continue reading