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David SimsEssays

by Fred Streed Note by David Sims: I like the implicit Heinlein reference in this piece (which has been slightly edited for a family audience). It’s from Heinlein’s book Time Enough for Love, in which the character Lazarus Long advises other members of his family, “Never attempt to teach a pig to sing;…
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Classic Essays

by Jack Pershing FOR MOST readers having a nodding acquaintance with American history, the term “abolitionist” conjures up a vision of a sentimental housewife like Harriet Beecher Stowe, a homicidal psychopath in the mold of John Brown, or some stone-faced Puritan negrophile. This picture is accurate…
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