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    By Larry Joseph Calloway (c) Contemplare et contemplata aliis tradere (to contemplate and hand on to others the fruits of contemplation) – Motto of the Dominican order of Catholic friars.  
  • On Karma
    INTRO: One of the few Hindu beliefs that Buddhism carried from northern India in its migration throughout Asia (and the world) was Karma. It was based on the observation that all human actions — by body, speech or mind — … Read More
  • Report From The Fringe
    MY SISTER, who lives in New York and knows more than the usual number of professional actors, has never been to a fringe festival. So I sent her my review notes of the one in Edmonton, Alberta, the largest in … Read More
  • JUNE 5, 1967
    Reies Lopez Tijerina, now legend, led the attack in Tierra Amarilla, NM. “God forbid,” he said, “I felt a spirit.” It was not terrorism. It was. . . rage.
  • 5:30 A.M. July 16, 1945
      (Some notes on Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer:”   The re-enactment of the Trinity test setup in the unpopulated desert west of Alamogordo, NM, is true to life in my opinion, based on inteviews for the 50th anniversary series I wrote … Read More
  • David Hawkins, who selected Trinity site

    As a kid at La Luz, said the beloved MacArthur Prize philosopher, “We wandered all over the Tularosa Basin, one way or another, looking for minerals, looking for excitement, looking for rattlesnakes.”
  • From Hiroshima, sixty years later

    They were teenagers from Japan, summer students at the Shumei Institute near my home. It was the 60th anniversary of the Japanese surrender ending World War II. They gave me paper cranes.
  • August 18, 1846
    It was the biggest thing ever to come down the Santa Fe Trail, and everybody was ignoring the 150th anniversary, except the Kearny sisters of Albuquerque and Montrose, Colorado.
  • November 20, 1902
    The chairman of the U.S. Senate subcommittee on statehood got off the train, rode around Las Vegas and asked why all the market signs were in Spanish.

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