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A college actress, on playing a Medieval woman, recently said she had not thought medieval people Human in the modern sense.   But faces reconstructed from Five thousand years ago appear As people we would meet today.   The sun … Continue reading

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The tearing down of the Berlin Wall, occurring when I was in law school, was a major event.  Some people stupidly called it the end of history.  But history didn’t stop.  It remained in motion. Today the right wing is … Continue reading

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I’ve been listening to an oral history of the U.S. Supreme Court.  One section deals with Justices Oliver Wendell Holmes and Louis Brandeis, two of the most distinguished justices in the Court’s history.  Holmes was known as “The Great Dissenter”. … Continue reading

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Did you think history would cease then?  Not noticing flooded wastelands in the not distant landscape, you commandeered new wreckage by pulling down more walls.   Now like mammals after dinosaurs, eyes of Socialist discussion peer out from behind rocks.

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