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“The Negro Is the Negro Still” How spiritualism grappled with slavery and race in the Civil War era By Emily Sosolik   [In the Summerland] all distinctions between [African Americans] and white spirits cease to exist, they then having become as white, beautiful, refined, and intellectual as these.[1] — Spiritualist Eugene Crowell, The Spirit World: […]

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Since this is the last Tuesday before Thanksgiving, I wanted to share a poem with a spiritual dimension. But, as the piece I selected is particularly Californian in its brand of spirituality, it is playful, mystical and non-denominational. Indeed, it might even be considered hippie-ish. It is an easy  poem to keep in one’s head […]

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From Maryam Moeini-Meybodi, Zeteo Publicity/Outreach Coordinator 30 September 2012 The first thing I saw this morning was the below quote from Marc and Angel Hack Life‘s website. After a long and busy week, this was the first thing I needed to see: It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that […]

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Philip Guston, "Aggressor," 1978, private collection

From Maryam Moeini-Meybodi, Zeteo Publicity/Outreach Coordinator 30 September 2012 The first thing I saw this morning was the below quote from Marc and Angel Hack Life‘s website. After a long and busy week, this was the first thing I needed to see: It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that […]

October 15, 2018

The paintings are alive through its creativity. For decades, its application is firmly rooted among the people. A great blog has been written about some historical paintings. I'm incredibly interested to read it fully. Thank you.

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From Maryam Moeini-Meybodi, Zeteo Publicity/Outreach Coordinator 30 September 2012 The first thing I saw this morning was the below quote from Marc and Angel Hack Life‘s website. After a long and busy week, this was the first thing I needed to see: It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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From Maryam Moeini-Meybodi, Zeteo Publicity/Outreach Coordinator 30 September 2012 The first thing I saw this morning was the below quote from Marc and Angel Hack Life‘s website. After a long and busy week, this was the first thing I needed to see: It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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