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The Irony of American Christianity as presented in Frederick Douglass’ "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave"

06 February 2015

Frederick Douglass begins his narrative of his life as an American slave with immersing the reader into the brutal world of the Antebellum South, where “I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot County, Maryland” (47). 1,442 more words


“I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Quote Challenge

Of Life's Ironies

There are so many people

who are there only

to laud you in your success,

but never to strengthen you

when you’re fainthearted;

there to commend you… 89 more words


Bong Revilla Asks Sandiganbayan's Permission to Clean Jolo's Gun

MANILA, Philippines — Detained Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Monday asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to clean his son, Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla’s gun in order to avoid another “accident” from happening. 340 more words

Inside The Metro

Intro to Susan's Series #poorgirlprobs...

Over the next twelves days we will be featuring an excerpt from Susan’s rants about how to look like you are richer than you are. 115 more words


Ironic Thought of the Day - 3/1/2015

… My husband drives a snow plow as a profession, and I am the one shoveling eight inches of snow off a 1000+ square foot drive….



I am trying to hold everything together.  I have made my plans, including plans for dealing with irrational things that some people might do.  And so, it is time to go visit the rabbit people. 131 more words