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A conversation with Eliyahu McLean, peacenik

August 26, 2008

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Interview with Eliyahu McLean Co-founder and Co-director of the Jerusalem Peacemakers. Descended from a long line of Christian pastors on his father’s side and rabbis on his mother’s (the two met while hitchhiking to a hippie commune in California), peacemaker Eliyahu McLean has been dedicated to interfaith work since he was a college student at […]

Roman archeological find in Turkey (thanks to smartgrrrl via Twitter)

August 26, 2008

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Huge statue of Roman ruler found I’m surprised that Hadrian is considered a “good emperor.” His anti-semitic policies and persecution and his brutal suppression of the Bar Cochba revolt (135 c.e.) they inspired brand him as a bigoted tyrant in my eyes.

Poll predicts Obama victory

August 26, 2008

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Obama’s Chances in the Electoral College? A New Projection Method

The Perception Personality Image Test

August 26, 2008

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What surprises me about this result is the low color score. I think of my visual perception as quite sensitive and responsive to color, but apparently not as much as to shape. Your result for The Perception Personality Image Test… HBPS – The Optimist You perceive the world with particular attention to humanity. You focus […]

Tweets for Today

August 26, 2008

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16:23 @rva In the improbable event that I should ever chose to live in a rural or even small city setting VT would be the likely venue. # 16:28 @sereneorange Here’s wishing Connor good friends, good teachers, and a college scholarship four years from now. # 16:31 So far only one Midwest couple has confirmed […]

Tweets for Today

August 26, 2008

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16:23 @rva In the improbable event that I should ever chose to live in a rural or even small city setting VT would be the likely venue. # 16:28 @sereneorange Here’s wishing Connor good friends, good teachers, and a college scholarship four years from now. # 16:31 So far only one Midwest couple has confirmed […]