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Entries from August 2012

And a falling away

August 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

“In the presence of real tragedy you feel neither pain nor joy nor hatred, only a sense of enormous space and time suspended, the great doors open to black eternity.” – Michael Shaara, The Killer Angels

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Tags: American Civil War · Lit & Crit

But some of the people are still fooled all the time

August 3rd, 2012 · No Comments

“You always know the truth.  Wait long enough and the mind will tell you.” – Michael Shaara, The Killer Angels

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We left it lying around here somewhere

August 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

“No two things on earth are equal or have an equal chance, not a leaf nor a tree.  There’s many a man worse than me, and some better, but I don’t think race or country matters a damn.  What matters is justice.” – Michael Shaara, The Killer Angels

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Tags: American Civil War · Economics · Lit & Crit · Politics & Law

They’re everywhere

August 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments

“There has been nothing which I have found to require a greater effort of patience than to bear the criticisms of the ignorant, who pronounce everything a failure which does not equal their expectations or desires, and can see no good result which is not in the line of their own imaginings.” – Jefferson Davis […]

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Tags: American Civil War · Lit & Crit