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The Handmaid’s Tale

Reflection on Margaret Atwood’s remarks in MSmagazine, summer 2017 Mary E. Latela, June 16, 2017 I recall feeling very shocked, yet alert, on first reading “The Handmaid’s Tale” some twenty years ago, in a lively book group led by a prof … Continue reading

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Lies, Bad Language, Body-Slamming

Reflection by Mary E. Latela The “innocent by-standers” who would not speak, went along with the notion that after all the votes were counted, life would be better. They forgot or erased what they had seen and heard prior to … Continue reading

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To Tell the Truth

To Tell the Truth by Mary E. Latela, January 23, 2017 Finally, a growing number of people agree that lying is not okay. As a result of the heated election period, those who listen closely have noticed that the truth cannot be … Continue reading

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