Love and Choice – Heart Chakra

When you have no fear, you have choice. “He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: that was the thing.” – Sherman Alexie, The Toughest Indian In The World

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Sherman Alexie and Bill Moyers – WOW!

More from Sherman Alexie and(!!!!) Bill Moyers! I love them both. They are talking about A LOT – and Sherman’s latest book, Blasphemy.
Oh man, tears – and laughter. Oh, oh, oh, oh!

Just watch.

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Sherman Alexie on book banning

. . . the one thing i always sniffed out instantly was condescension, and as soon as an adult condescended to me I shut them out completely. And actually, I think most literature designed for young people is condescending and when they run into a book that is not, a book that is realistic, that deals with their emotions and their lives in a respectful, honest, often bloody and painful way uh… you know they’re invigorated, they’re excited. I mean they go crazy!

. . . I fully support [the right of parents] to decide what their children read, but they don’t get to decide what other children read, they don’t get to decide what a community reads . . .

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Letter to Sherman Alexie

Diabetes is just like a lover, hurting you from the inside. Sherman Alexie, I think you’re going to have another book for me to read soon. It’s been twice, three times since I’ve thought about you in less than a week. You’re picture is on my wall. I wrote about you and now I’ve randomly picked a quote from you. If I were to write a love letter to a living stranger I think it would be you.

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62. Basketball Dreaming

Defending Walt Whitman Mistranslation of a Traditional Spokane Indian Song Sherman Alexie

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