Monthly Archives: April 2015

Barry’s Blog # 132: Deconstructing a Gatekeeper, Part Two

Knowing that I write about how fear of the Other is a major theme in American myth and politics, a friend recommends a New York Times article by David Brooks: “On Conquering Fear.” It references the Passover prayer book (the … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 131: The Parable of the Chickens

The Parable of the Chickens I have a group of three-year old chickens. This week I’ve introduced some new ones. I’ve done everything I can to ease their entry, including keeping them segregated but visible before letting them out into … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 130: Privilege, Part Two of Two

Privilege, Part Two A reader, let’s call her Barbara, responded to my previous blog on white privilege with some heartfelt and sincere comments. So I’d like to pursue this delicate but necessary discussion further. But I’m not talking about three … Continue reading

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