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About dangeroushope

Striving to follow Christ, love people and learn more about the world.

Spielberg Marathon: The Color Purple

“All my life I had to fight. I had to fight my daddy. I had to fight my uncles. I had to fight my brothers. A girl child ain’t safe in a family of men, but I ain’t never thought … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

“I keep telling you, you listen to me more, you live longer!” “If you think I’m going to Delhi with you, or anyplace else after all the trouble you’ve gotten me into, think again, buster! I’m going home to Missouri … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: The Feds Have Nothing On Me Edition

Above a lot of other things, read some books. Why Liberals Win The Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): A History of the Religious Battles That Define America from Jefferson’s Heresies to Gay Marriage Today by Stephen Prothero As … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

“Elliott, I don’t think he was left here intentionally, but his being here is a miracle, Elliott. It’s a miracle and you did the best that anybody could do. I’m glad he met you first.” “E.T. phone home.” “I’ll… be… … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Raiders of the Lost Ark

“Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?” “All your life has been spent in pursuit of archaeological relics. Inside the Ark are treasures beyond your wildest aspirations. You want to see it opened as well as I. Indiana, we are … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: We’re Still Alive So Grab A Book

Books, books and more books. Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help by Larissa MacFarquhar Here is a book that is right up my alley as New Yorker columnist Larissa MacFarquhar tackles the … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: 1941

“Ladies and gentlemen, every where I look… soldiers are fighting sailors, sailors are fighting Marines! Directly in front of me, I see a flying blond floozy! Everywhere I look… everywhere, pure pandemonium… pandemonium!” “You ain’t gettin’ shit out of me. … Continue reading

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