Archive for November, 2003

Give Me a Hand

Tuesday, November 25th, 2003

Stop. Right now. Stop reading this and look at your hands. Ponder them for a few moments. Hands are marvelous. With them, we feed and groom ourselves, build shelter, communicate, express love, learn, and play. They are capable of intricate as well as broad movment. They are pretty sturdy, considering their exposure to the elements […]

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Words to Ponder #57

Monday, November 24th, 2003

People commit suicide for only one reason — to escape torment. –Li Ang, The Butcher’s Wife (1983)

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Suicide Within the Ranks

Monday, November 24th, 2003

Having lunch with a colleague today, the talk veered toward Iraq and our country’s involvement. He mentioned that at least 17 American troops have committed suicide since April. He’d heard it on television news, so I did a Google news search. The only report as of the time of this post was published by Utusan […]

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