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Yet another late night of Vonnegut-induced introspection

Kurt Vonnegut is one of my favorite people, and I’m happy for him that he got to experience the feeling of immense relief that comes with fulfilling one’s perceived destiny on this round, wet and crowed planet that we’re all, sooner or later, going to die on. It would be nice if everyone could experience […]

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Bringing Kurt Vonnegut to the high school students of Republic, Missouri

As you might have heard, the Republic, Missouri school board voted unanimously a few weeks ago to ban Kurt Vonnegut’s brilliant anti-war novel Slaughterhouse-Five. The vote, according to the Christian Science Monitor, was set in motion when a complaint was filed by Republic resident Wesley Scroggins. Scroggins, whose children are home-schooled, apparently felt strongly enough […]

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