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My Pandora

Hope remains! (Disclaimer: Ladies, women, womenfolk, and girls, I know that a man wrote the myth about Pandora, blaming women, as the writer of the Hebrew Bible also blamed a woman, Eve, for all the evils let loose in the … Continue reading

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Prison Walls v. Love — Review of “Memoirs of a Prison Lawyer/Prison Wife,” by Claudette Spencer-Nurse

Memoirs of a Prison Lawyer/Prison Wife, by Claudette Spencer-Nurse, is a love story.  It is an improbable love story.  It is a love story that has defied the odds.  It is a love story for the ages.  It is a … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela — On Love, Commitment and Freedom

This is an excerpt from an essay I wrote a number of years ago about Nelson and Winnie Mandela: I think we also have to break away from the bourgeois tradition of romantic love which isn’t necessarily about creating the … Continue reading

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