When people search for quotes to justify their self-indulgent bullshit, they are no better than “Christians” nit-picking Bible verses to justify their prejudiced beliefs. Neither advances their learning or self-awareness so they glory in continuing their narrow-minded thinking and behavior. They’re never wrong; their searches say they are always right.
Why was Guernica considered a special place? Guernica had long been the center, historically and spiritually, of the Basques in Spain. Guernica had also been known around the world as a town steeped in the tradition of harmonious politics. In addition to those reasons, the bombing and destruction Guernica received during Spain’s Civil War seemed … More Guernica – The Symbol of Democracy
It always pleases me whenever I read through my commonplace book (by the way, a commonplace book is somebody’s personal collection of quotes, sayings, witticisms, even graffiti) that I think I’ve collected some pretty cool quotes over the past almost 50 years. There are some that still make me laugh so hard or groan with … More Random Thoughts While Creating My Commonplace Book Blog
Jeneane’s Eulogy to My Mom November 25, 2014 (I held up my book) This is the 1st volume of my commonplace book. A commonplace book is someone’s personal collection of quotes, poems, or even graffiti that inspired them or made an impact on their life. I began my commonplace book while I was in junior … More Jeneane’s Eulogy for her mother, Margaret Behme