Independence Day Acrostic and Quiz

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Acrostic: a line-by-line piece of writing where the first letter, or other certain letter, in each line forms a message when read from the top – down. In the piece below, read down through the first (boldfaced) letters after “Out of many “ to see the message.

Two Elephants in the Room (Cartoon)

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(Created on the Funny Times Cartoon Playground.) Grand Oil Party: What the G.O.P. stands for in the modern Republican Party. From Ronald Reagan to those that control today’s Congress and the majority of state houses, the Grand Oil Party. has…

Emerson and Cosmic Inflation

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In his essay “Circles,” Ralph Waldo Emerson writes:

St. Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere, and its circumference nowhere.

The center of town is toward Public Square. The center of the Earth is …