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Tag Archive for ‘soul searching’

Questions? Some have answers, and some don’t.

Recently I encountered a man with a talent for asking questions. In addition to standard first date questions, he asked stuff in a new way that provoked new responses. I’ve re-constructed these in a Q & A format starting with the standard questions and moving on from there. Trust me, I asked my own questions, […]

Maya Angelou soul-searching at 80: to be a human being

“When I was about 12, I guess, I read the statement, I am a human being. Nothing human can be alien to me. The statement is so complex, so simple, Angelou says, quoting the roman playwright Terence. Homo sum: humani nil a me alienum puto. I have been internalizing that all my life. So if […]