WALL WISDOM

"IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK"... WELL, SOMETIMES THEY CAN. AND DO. "If these walls could talk," people say when they find themselves at places where important historical events took place. Well, sometimes walls can talk. And do. And out come some pearls of wisdom. Here are two examples this writer has encountered in his travels through time and space... East …

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FALL OF BERLIN WALL FOR NAUGHT AS ANOTHER RISES FARTHER EAST

A Quarter Century After Euphoric Fall of Berlin Wall, NATO Moved Goal Posts 2,000 km Eastward, Ukraine Building Another Wall Against Russia Twenty five years ago today, the world celebrated the fall of Berlin Wall. For 28 years, the Wall served as a visual reminder of a dividing line between between freedom and oppression, between democracy in the West and autocracy …