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ARMISTICE DAY 2014

What They died for has not survived their sacrifice. The fabrics of communities that were theirs are pulled apart by rough fingers of their unappreciative heirs. Their homes are bulldozed to feed the appetites of developers. Their schools are surrendered … Continue reading

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MAGISTER LUDI

So, who are you? Mr Teacher. Oh yes. And what do you teach? I teach people what they already know. And what’s that? That they have nothing to learn. And how long does that take? Usually many many lifetimes. Of … Continue reading

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FULL MOON DAY THIRD LUNAR MONTH

One candle is a light unto itself. One hundred candles illuminate a room. In a room, one candle is a light unto itself. Uposatha day at Wat Katum, seven old ladies and one old man taking eight precepts for a … Continue reading

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