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Life Arts    H3'ed 10/23/12

A Paean to Walls (or To Pee on Walls)

By Gary Lindorff (translation by Carlos Ramirez)  Posted by Dave Lindorff (about the submitter)       (Page 1 of 7 pages)     (# of views)   No comments
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By Gary Lindorff (with a Spanish translation by Carlos Ramirez)

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According to Webster 

the first walls were steep hillsides 

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or palisades utilized for defense.


How many walls do we need 

To keep ourselves safe 

And to secure all our freedoms? 

The strongest walls are subtle, 

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Like the one built by Descartes 

Between the head and heart. 

And Darwin's wall

Between the weak and the strong 

Still stands against the relentless attacks 

Of fundamentalism 

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Dave Lindorff is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper www.thiscantbehappening.net. He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the (more...)
 
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