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The Undying
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Karen Karen said: " As a gerontologist, I read a lot of nonfiction, and it's a delight to read some LITERARY nonfiction. I teach Death, Dying and Bereavement once a year, and I like to read books on the topic. Boyer is a powerful and poignant addition of books written b ...more "

 
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Karen Karen said: " Summarizing as I go:

Forward by Tressie McMillan Cottom and the Editor's Introduction explains the vital need for bringing to the foreground Black experts, especially black women experts in fields such as economics and climate change.

Part I: Climate
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Gautama Buddha
“A man traveling across a field encountered a tiger. He fled, the tiger after him. Coming to a precipice, he caught hold of the root of a wild vine and swung himself down over the edge. The tiger sniffed at him from above. Trembling, the man looked down to where, far below, another tiger was waiting to eat him. Only the vine sustained him.

Two mice, one white and one black, little by little started to gnaw away the vine. The man saw a luscious strawberry near him. Grasping the vine with one hand, he plucked the strawberry with the other. How sweet it tasted! ”
Buddha, The Dhammapada: Verses on the Way

Wendell Berry
“Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.”
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Les Brown
“You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.”
Les Brown, Live Your Dreams

Garrison Keillor
“You get old and you realize there are no answers, just stories.”
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William Shakespeare
“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.”
William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

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