I'm signing off in a few days, with no more posting to follow this.
The only tasks remaining are to download a few more posts and comments. The comments are where it got gritty and people would open up.
Soon all that will gone into the ether, so to speak.
It's been interesting reading comments to see how well I got along with some people at times. For the most part anyway. Things change of course and for a myriad of reasons some exchanges have devolved beyond…Continue
Tolerance implies a sense of superiority.
I don't think it is thought of that way very often.
Intolerance is not so terribly different because it is another way of thinking that implies superiority. Most of us recognize that a person who repeatedly spews their intolerance towards thinking that is different than their own is guilty of bigotry. Maybe it's lesser than that. Maybe it is just small mindedness.
Indifference is the ability to go on without caring what…Continue
I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Spencer Bohren through another musician friend. She tours the US and Europe and knew him well. We spent an afternoon together shortly after the flooding of New Orleans.
He was an historian and story teller. His "roots" knowledge was extensive and well expressed in his performances.…Continue