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On Being Shanty Irish

Some years ago in a long-forgotten novel, I came across the term “Shanty Irish”. It referred to a certain discomfort one might have in the presence of wealth. Shanty Irish refers to those Irish immigrants who, in Ireland or in … Continue reading

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On Simplicity

Some time ago there was an ad on television about stuff. People were shown frustrated because they had too much stuff. They went out and bought some plastic containers and created more room for more stuff! Most religions point to … Continue reading

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