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Terri Schiavo and Dred Scott

Musing Minds looks into the legal issues regarding Terri’s case, and finds out that In seeking guidance regarding the ending of a human life, the court looked to how another court weighed the harm that would result from the improper sale of a petroleum product. And further, the court denied the stay knowing with absolute […]

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Collected Quotes, Quote 3

“When a strict interpretation of the Constitution, according to the fixed rules which govern the interpretation of laws, is abandoned, and the theoretical opinions of individuals are allowed to control its meaning, we have no longer a Constitution;we are under the government of individual men, who for the time being have power to declare what […]

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Greek Myths and Boys

A conversation overheard in the CommonRoom van with the Boy and his cousin, as we were listening to the “D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths.” The Boy: You know what? Later on in the story there’s a child with a thousand legs!Cousin: Boy, you weren’t supposed to tell me! It was supposed to be a surprise!The […]

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The Art of Changing Oddities

We’ve been doing school this morning with four more students than usual, tripling my reading audience for the First Years. I finally directed them to a drawing project which should distract them for a few minutes, and came to hide in the bookroom with a light snack. My elevenses, if you will. The Head Girl […]

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Words Matter

For some reason, I feel as if my day is wasted if I don’t read just a little bit before bed each night. This is somewhat irrational, because there are nights where I have to prop my eyelids open with a toothpick to be able to read, but it is wrong to go to sleep […]

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