A sense of place

Americans are an unsettled people. Census records  (PDF) show that a third to nearly half of us moved at least once in the previous five years. The period 2005-2010 showed the lowest rate,  35.4 percent, in the past 40 years. Geographical Mobility: 2005 to 2010 Even though the unemployed have a higher mobility rate than […]

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Thomas Jefferson and Easter

Through a series of cut-and-paste, although mostly cut, Thomas Jefferson created a copy of the Bible that made sense to him. You can read more about Jefferson’s editing in the Smithsonian article, How Thomas Jefferson Created His Own Bible.The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth collects the Gospels into a cohesive narrative, attempting to put the […]

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