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  •  Thank you very much (1+ / 0-)
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    I have a great affection for the essay as a form of writing.  Most of the time, what I write is very pedestrian and sort of utilitiarian writing.  Ok for conveying information, but not much more.  Every once in a while I get the mix right and feel like I've moved to a little bit higher level.
    If you like this piece, there is one other, on a very different subject that you might enjoy.

    "Wouldn't you rather vote for what you want and not get it than vote for what you don't want - and get it?" Eugene Debs. "Le courage, c'est de chercher la verite et de la dire" Jean Jaures

    by Chico David RN on Sat Aug 04, 2012 at 04:36:26 PM PDT

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    •  Yes, that's good as well with your meshing (0+ / 0-)

      of thought and emotion through the detail of the narrative.
      As others there mentioned in the comments, I wasn't aware of its significance though I've seen references to Ludlow in passing.  Thanks for pointing it out to me.

      99%er. 100% opposed to fundamentalist/neoconservative/neoliberal oligarchs.

      by blueoasis on Sat Aug 04, 2012 at 06:35:32 PM PDT

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