Soliloquies (not from the movie “Carousel”)

Here are a couple more outdoor impromptu soliloquies to accompany the introduction to my own “Unified DADT Video” Introduction on May 18.

The videos where shot in the late afternoon on a hot day trip, returning, in a park in Bowie, MD, NE of Washington DC, near Bowie State University.

Part 1

Part 2

I would add that I take this position, that morality starts with the individual, because that is the way I had to deal with it as I was growing up.  Yet I do realize that taking this position too far can invite authoritarianism, and leveraging the idea that every citizen has to be braced to do his part as a potential soldier, can even invite fascism.  The backside will be an argument for solidarity.

Josh Groban’s “You Raise Me Up” seems pertinent, and it comes from one of the Irish Rhapsodies by British composer Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (“Danny Boy”).

(Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 12:15 PM EDT)

 

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