Mankind Is No Island... please watch


Sr. Grandmaster
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Aug 21, 2003
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Chattanooga, TN
This video won the Tropfest NY award in 2008... it's self explanatory.

I could have posted this in the study for serious discussion but I think I'd like to hear your thoughts and feelings on how this affected you.

For the needy shall not always be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.
For ye have the poor always with you;
As sorrowful yet alway rejoicing; as poor yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
No commentary?
Too close to home huh? :idunno: sorry.

It's excellent. I've been showing it to grade eight students this week in the context of a novel we've been reading about a grade nine student who observes a classmate being chronically bullied to the point that he commits suicide. The kids have responsded well to the film.

At 'I did not look away', I started to tear up. Good clip.

Hey Gordon, whats the name of that book you mentioned?

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