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What’s the meaning of life?

Shortly after the Trump Tower opened in Manhattan, I had lunch with the cousin of the late King Hussein of Jordan at the upper level restaurant. He was a well- educated man, and somehow our conversation turned to the subject of the meaning of life. And, much to my surprise, he assured me he had […]

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Nora Ephron: “Love, Loss and What I Wore” and What I Learned

It was a sunny day in March when my close, battle-scarred, divorced friend and colleague, Patricia Park, asked me, “Do you want to go to an off-Broadway show at the Westside Theatre by Nora Ephron and her sister, Delia, about women?” I instinctively replied, “You must be kidding.” Being a wise and patient woman she […]

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Why the Decrapitation Society? It has to do with Strength.

I am a first born Italian American who first saw the  light of life during the Great Depression and have had the privilege of observing patterns of social change over four generations. America has undergone steamrolling, radical changes so much so that it is steadily weakening with no end in sight. Why is this so? […]

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Right and Wrong vs. Where to Draw the Line

Many have tried to characterize our current era with various labels. I would propose, “The Era of Rapidly Changing Lines”. Never before have social and legal lines been modified at such a rapid rate. For example, the line is shifting dramatically for freer sex as well as increasing government regulations, which have the opposite effect […]

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