Thanksgiving

  Alright, perhaps that’s not the header you remember seeing on my Thanksgiving column last year. But I made the juxtaposition for this post while the contrasting subjects are fresh on my mind – The Pilgrims (in 1621) and Voltaire (1694-1778). I’m currently working on

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In its origins, Thanksgiving is no celebration of human prowess and cultural domination – and certainly not murder. American actress Angelina Jolie deliberately avoided being in the United States this Thanksgiving. As Rob Shuter of Popeater.com reported, “‘Angelina Jolie hates this holiday and wants no

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Colonial America, being the turning point for the Old World and the starting point for the New, ought not be misrepresented.  The people and politics of the continental experiment could not have been perfect or utopian, and neither did they strive for such unrealistic ideals.  The

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Once again we have experienced the breaking of the fellowship.  The Thanksgiving Visit – The Grand Highlight of the year – has been ended.  All the times past of counting down days and preparing the house and the feast with the most satisfying of anticipations

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