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The White Man’s Burden

It takes about 8 minutes for light to travel from the Sun to Earth. This light travels through space, gets filtered by our atmosphere, and hits our planet.  The infrared, ultraviolet, and visible light rays are paramount to our existence. Fortunately, we are the right distance from the sun to have enough warmth for life […]

Worth

We need a coat with two pockets. In one pocket there is dust, and in the other pocket there is gold. We need a coat with two pockets to remind us who we are. – Parker J. Palmer To be born in America is to incur your first bill: hospital births cost between $10,000 and […]