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Retired biomedical scientist, teacher, traveler, and writer. Also mother and grandmother.

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Re: “Men explain why the rest of us should be quiet

Thank you!
It's rare to read or hear this perspective from a man, but no man would actually read such a column written by a woman. At least two of your respondents were men--they may have read the piece!

Posted by JAVSimson on November 12, 2017 at 9:24 PM

Re: “Thomas Dixon gives us a choice

Good overview of a life of sin and redemption! We need to redeem this state and its difficult past. Dixon will have my vote.

Posted by JAVSimson on September 28, 2017 at 3:19 PM

Re: “Why didn't any white officials attend the Nehemiah Action?

Good commentary. I was there, too, saw the same things, and was deeply disappointed in our elected officials with pale complexions.

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Posted by JAVSimson on May 3, 2017 at 11:10 PM

Re: “How my mother's illness made me a healthier ally


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Posted by JAVSimson on April 10, 2017 at 1:59 PM

Re: “Herb Silverman's newest essay collection suggests how we can be "good without God"

Sorry, Ian Brett Cooper, but I believe that religious agnosticism is the only honest position to take when talking about "God." Since the idea of God--or gods--seems to have been around since before human language was first recorded (in stone or bone), it's hard to know exactly what "It" (that idea) refers to. We cannot know whether or not God (or gods) exist, nor how It/they are manifested, which is the essence of agnosticism.
I'm sure that Herb Silverman's book would be a worthwhile read, regardless of your belief system.

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Posted by JAVSimson on March 30, 2017 at 7:42 PM

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