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Shakespeare, Health Care, Doctors and ADHD

“And thou, too careless patient as thou art, Commit’st thy anointed body to the cure Of those physicians that first wounded thee” (King Richard II, act 2, sc. 1) Call it suspension of disbelief, or rather suspension of belief. But … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Lincoln & the Gettysburg Address

“…in a word, The seeming truth which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest.” (Merchant of Venice, act 3, sc. 2) The 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address has prompted many to explain its significance and to celebrate Lincoln’s … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Despair

 “…is it sin To rush into the secret house of death, Ere death dare come to us? “ (Antony and Cleopatra, act 4) According to current statistics 22 US Veterans commit suicide daily!  Recently, the New York Times published the … Continue reading

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Finding Shakespeare in Unusual Places

Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch’d, unfledged comrade. (Hamlet 1.3) Relatively few people know of the War of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on History of Man extended to Art

“There is a history in all men’s lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceased; The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Mandela, Myth and Celebrations

“To solemnize this day, the glorious sun Stays his course, and plays the alchymist; Turning, with splendour of his precious eye, The meagre cloddy earth to glittering gold.”  (King John, act 3, sc. 1) Comment.  When a man becomes a … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Confirmation Hearing of the FBI Director

“The seeming truth which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest.” (Merchant of Venice, act 3, sc. 2) Comment. Watching a Senate confirmation hearing is a trying experience. Not because of the confirmation per se, but due to the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Open-eyed Conspiracy

“While you here do snoring lie, Open-eyed conspiracy His time doth take. If of life you keep a care, Shake off slumber, and beware: Awake, awake!” (Tempest, act 2, sc. 2) Comment.  It is universal knowledge that, in the 1600, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, the Environment, Utah, a Hero and the Justice System

Conscience is but a word that cowards use, Devised at first to keep the strong in awe. Our strong arms be our conscience, swords and law!” (King Richard III, act 5, sc. 3) Comment.  Richard III was right. Conscience is … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Macbeth, Power, Greed, War on Drugs or War on the Poor

 “… Stars, hide your fires! Let not light see my black and deep desires.” (Macbeth, act 1, sc. 4) Comment.  Deciphering the motives of the attitudes of men is as interesting as to determine the characteristics of a mineral or … Continue reading

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