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Attending The Sourland Conservancy Presents "Seeing the Sourlands"

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Attending The Sourland Conservancy Presents: Seeing the Sourlands Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Brimming with gorgeous photography and rich stories on the tales of nature within the Sourlands, this new book by beloved naturalist and photographer, Jim Amon, illustrates how much we have to learn from nature and all its inspiration. Each section- plants, animals, and principles- engages and encourages readers to observe the mystery and beauty of the natural world around them, with the potential…

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Language and Communication, Cameras, Street Photography, and Envy

The desire to affirm that women are equal has made some scholars reluctant to show they are different, because differences can be used to justify unequal treatment and opportunity. Much as I understand and am in sympathy with those who wish there were no differences between women and men—only reparable social injustice—my research, others’ research, and my own and others’ experience tell me it simply isn’t so. There are gender differences in ways of speaking, and we need to identify…

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Reading List - Populism, Votes for Women, and Resetting Trumps Counter

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[exif id="15918"] James Shelly: Ramadan’s talk was titled Creating Thriving Societies in Troubling Times. His thesis: embedded in the core of every ideology, philosophy, culture, and religion is a single, underlying ambition: peace. This animating, common principle is the hope of living in peace with one’s self and with the outside world. Ramadan calls it the ‘intimate universal.’ The idea here is that Tariq Ramadan (a Muslim) and myself (a person who can’t make any sense of beliefs in unfalsifiable…

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Writers Write

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I admit I have a hard time thinking of myself as a writer. But I write daily – a habit I developed 6 months ago while evaluating what I knew/didn’t know about blogging. And what I know is that if being a writer means having total mastery of the language (unlike me, where I start sentences like this one with “and”), I’m not one.Chris Lema I may not have mastery of prose but ... I consider myself a writer, albeit…

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