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For me and most of my fellow-undergrads, there had been an unreflective choice of but one world or two at a time when it might have been possible to become a citizen of many. And now we could only cross those borders under the temporary visa of an open house. Doors we had never even thought were open had closed behind us, years ago. And now we could see them, quite clearly.


  Ants Published in the Maryland Daily Record in 2006 I take a detour this month from talk of war and lies, to offer some thoughts about another aspect of humanity’s Big Picture: death and its inevitable corollary, survival. When one of us dies, others are left to carry on. Having recently experienced the passing […]