Category Archives: individuality

Meaning to Manson

Considering the many omitted lines from “Proverbs of Hell” in Manson’s reading, it suggests Manson’s interpretation of the poem centers in on personal experience and differences. During reading “Proverbs of Hell”, a few lines struck me. A few of those lines were, “A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees./ He whose […] Continue reading

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Tacky the Penguin

Tacky the Penguin written by Helen Lester and illustrated by Lynn Munsinger is truly a children’s literature classic. How is being different a good thing? Let Tacky share his story with you… Tacky the Penguin is an odd bird, he doesn’t do things like his companions Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect do. Tacky greets […] Continue reading

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How to be an original individual despite our genetic similarities.

Despite Robert Krulwich’s somewhat overacted shock to discovering how similar a Human’s DNA is to that of a Banana, these parts (the ones that deal with the nature of humanity, our genetic differences and similarities, as opposed to other substantial portions of the feature that focus on the competition between public and private scientists trying […] Continue reading

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