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couple of interesting stories i read today:

*an english woman filmmaker, penny woolcock, has interpreted the biblical account of exodus for a modern context, scripting it as a political struggle over immigration, and staged it as a massive public art performance involving an entire english town. sculpture, music, and theater - very interesting. i think it is quite intriguing. and while many people find the bible to old to be relevant, this project just goes to show that, in the end, human nature and the themes of our existence remain the same. there is nothing new under the sun...which is also a biblical phrase...so perhaps we should be learning something from the story.

*sunday, october 1 marked the 44th anniversary of the integration of university of mississippi, good old ole miss. james meredith, the first black student to enter the university, and morgan freeman were on hand for the commemoration.

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