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Fool's Tales

Musings from a lifelong fool

Welcome to Thomas Atwood's blog! You'll find some food for thought here, including forays into cultural criticism, social justice, humor, arts, and the archetype of the fool.

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The democracy of moss

An appeal to fellow white activists to break through their discomfort and build personal relationships with the so-called "underprivileged."

From the Surgeon's Table

“Why are you here, today?” the head nurse asks, with that bemused half smile that can’t conceal her awareness of her role in the play.

Millennia to Come

The Dog in the Manger is a fable attributed to Aesop, concerning a dog who one afternoon lay down to sleep in the manger.

 
 
 

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