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koshersalaami commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
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John Manchester commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"KS - you nailed it - it is just hatred. Though there's also the possibility that dementia plays a role. For a guy I'm sure would never take psychedelics he sure has a lot of hallucinations. "
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koshersalaami commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"We have been blamed for it. Stories came out after the fire attributing arson to Jews and Muslims (separately) As to Robertson, the man should learn his Bible. In his position he has no excuse. Even if you don’t look deeply at translations…"
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Ron Powell commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"Notre Dame Cathedral as a place can be rebuilt.... But as an iconic work of architectural art and genius, can it be restored?"
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Maui Surfer commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"Mr. Manchester both your post and comment are spot on."
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moki ikom commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"Likewise, were the phony prophet's imaginary Heaven with God to exist, his imagined God would have toppled the cathedral's spire with the same motive as is behind busting the noses off of statues, time to move beyond and without myths and…"
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moki ikom commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"Likewise, were the phony prophet's imaginary Heaven with God exist, his imagined God would have toppled the cathedral's spire with the same motive as is behind busting the noses off of statues, time to move beyond and without myths and…"
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John Manchester commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"Pat Robertson is an extremely lucky man. Were his imaginary Hell real, he'd very soon be roasting. "
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Anna Herrington commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"Amy, step away from the lunacy!!  Protect yourself - seriously! ....because the guy is so in touch with reality... : "That was never in the Constitution, however much the liberals laugh at me for saying it, they know good and well it was…"
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Safe Bet's Amy commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"I guess the good news, for the rest of y'all, is that at least you aren't being blamed for it. If you're LGBTQ, at least according to Pat Robinson (and I'm sure most ecumenicals believe him), the fire was caused by too…"
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Anna Herrington commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"Having read further information this morning, with thoughts of electrical issues as first spark, then computer glitch pinning fire start at wrong location - as reported on the news - the alarm calls seem less.... odd. At this point."
18 hours ago
Anna Herrington commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"aka - HA! Oh, that's good."
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Anna Herrington commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"One of our nieces is currently in France, she was so affected by the crowds that had gathered and were singing while flames were shooting skyward in the background... So glad the structure was not entirely destroyed, although it sounds like it was…"
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alsoknownas commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"Attorney General Barr has reviewed the photos and determined there isn't any evidence of a fire."
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koshersalaami commented on John Manchester's blog post Notre Dame in Flames
"I’ve been once, when I was thirteen. I don’t remember it that clearly though I remember climbing one tower, walking across and going down the other. What has survived? The towers. The overall structure. The relics. The rose glass window,…"
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Notre Dame in Flames

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 10:52am 15 Comments

Photo by Stephanie LeBlanc on Unsplash

 There’s nothing modern about this tragedy.

Like many, I found the pictures of Notre Dame—with flames reaching to the heavens, the ornate steeple collapsing like…

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Murderous Arts News No. 1

Posted on April 9, 2019 at 10:17am 2 Comments



NEVER SPEAK has been out for 10 weeks. Thank you, everyone who has bought and reviewed it!

News:

NEVER SPEAK in its first library appearance

at the Cutler Memorial in Plainfield, VT. Thank you, Jane Youngbear!

 

  • I’m writing a prequel novella mystery to the Murderous Arts series, tentatively titled RAY OF DARKNESS. It takes place at the…
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When Art Imitates Life

Posted on April 2, 2019 at 10:52am 3 Comments

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How a chance encounter turned me into a novelist.

I first came to Hudson, NY in the early aughties. I’d been…

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Michael Pollan's Book on Psychedelics's is Exciting...

Posted on March 26, 2019 at 11:24am 8 Comments

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But I see a hidden danger in it.

When I first heard of Michael Pollan’s bestselling book How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches…

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