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Sinking In the Mud

* I wrote this for a graduate class in 2009. It is long, so I have only posted a short portion here.

“Memories are killing. So you must not think of certain things, of those that are dear to you, or rather you must think of them, for if you don’t there is the danger of finding them, in your mind, little by little. 619 more words

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Days My Mind Goes Back

“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend’s or of thine own were: any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee.” John Donne… 284 more words

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Know Your Limits

Posted by jeremytripp

Congratulations, everyone, on another decisive war victory. That makes 14 wins now and 9 of our last 10! Keep up the great work. 417 more words

Clash Of Clans


Congratulations, everyone, on completing our first ever perfect war! We’ve flirted with perfection several times, so it feels fantastic to finally pull it off.

This impressive accomplishment had me thinking of a good discussion topic — my justification of our approach to war. 234 more words

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The Rifle on the Beach, 1967

Forty-seven years ago, July 19,1967, I was traveling in Israel with a university study group. I had anticipated this trip for months, reading whatever I could find and watching as our itinerary began to coincide with sabre-rattling and then the explosion of the Six Day War. 656 more words

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