Tag Archives: George Polley


The first time he saw the tree, he was so overawed by its size and shape that he stared at it until people around him began to ask each other what the gringo could possibly find so interesting in that … Continue reading

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An empathic civilization? You’ve got to be kidding

As a writer I do a lot of reading. I also review books.  Jeremy Rifkin’s The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis, is an important book that, in these days where there is so much … Continue reading

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We keep saying we have no other course. What we should be saying is we are not bright enough to see any other course.      

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Crossing the racial and ethnic divide

Treat everyone you meet with dignity and respect. Where others see difference see how you connect. “Why did we become friends so many years ago?” “You didn’t treat me as different.”  

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Why Bother?

  Made from decaffeinated espresso and soy milk, it looks great, but the spark is missing.  

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  In the distance white clouds spill over the mountains and into the valley below

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New poem published

New poem, “Palestine, an unfinished history” just published on June 5th in “The Palestine Chronicle”. Click on the link to read it and comment both there and here. http://www.palestinechronicle.com/palestine-an-unfinished-history-a-poem/    

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