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by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jan 27, 2022 6:33 am
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: Too late?
Replies: 405
Views: 181065

Re: Too late?

Well, that book is not very popular among many Holocaust survivors, who find the animal metaphors doubly dehumanizing. I don't know the book, but based on what I have read, I find it very distasteful.

But I wouldn't ban it.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jan 27, 2022 4:28 am
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: US Supreme Court Discussions
Replies: 270
Views: 93050

Re: US Supreme Court Discussions

I will be very surprised if Ketanji Brown Jackson is not the pick. The other name that I am hearing most often is California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger. She is younger than Jackson and has been in her role longer (it may be recalled that there was speculation that Biden picked Merrick Gar...
by Voronwë the Faithful
Thu Jan 27, 2022 3:09 am
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 6142
Views: 1214288

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

When the Wargs attack after the Fellowship has retreated from Caradhras.

‘Fling fuel on the fire!’ cried Gandalf to the hobbits. ‘Draw your blades, and stand back to back!’
by Voronwë the Faithful
Wed Jan 26, 2022 7:39 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: US Supreme Court Discussions
Replies: 270
Views: 93050

Re: US Supreme Court Discussions

I will be very surprised if Ketanji Brown Jackson is not the pick.

And yes, I agree that it is reprehensible what Republicans, led by Mitch McConnell, have done since Justice Scalia died.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Wed Jan 26, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Arda Unmarred
Topic: Nature Pics
Replies: 3074
Views: 916711

Re: Nature Pics

Maria wrote: Wed Jan 26, 2022 5:14 pm "Standing on the Moon"
It looks more like Mars, actually.
I couldn't say. I've never been to either place!
by Voronwë the Faithful
Wed Jan 26, 2022 6:42 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: US Supreme Court Discussions
Replies: 270
Views: 93050

Re: US Supreme Court Discussions

I assume that the "him" that you are referring to is Justice Breyer, who is reportedly retiring? In any event, I think Breyer ultimately realized that there was simply too great a chance of the Republicans taking control of the Senate this year and making it impossible for Biden to be the ...
by Voronwë the Faithful
Wed Jan 26, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: Arda Unmarred
Topic: Nature Pics
Replies: 3074
Views: 916711

Re: Nature Pics

Here is a very different Hawaii picture.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Wed Jan 26, 2022 12:54 am
Forum: Arda Unmarred
Topic: Nature Pics
Replies: 3074
Views: 916711

Re: Nature Pics

I saw so many hawks today including one that flew not more than 5 feet in front of me while I was riding my bike. Wow! Obviously there was no way to get a picture of that one but here is the best one that I was able to get https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220125/f9ce10410ebd983ea35ecc2d66e23986.jp...
by Voronwë the Faithful
Tue Jan 25, 2022 9:37 pm
Forum: Arda Unmarred
Topic: Nature videos
Replies: 54
Views: 64376

Re: Nature videos

Today's flying friends
by Voronwë the Faithful
Tue Jan 25, 2022 6:29 pm
Forum: The Shibboleth of Fëanor
Topic: Middle-earth [formerly LotR] in New Media
Replies: 459
Views: 268440

Re: Middle-earth [formerly LotR] in New Media

Oh my god, I'm dying here. :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
by Voronwë the Faithful
Tue Jan 25, 2022 4:02 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: World News Thread
Replies: 396
Views: 118929

Re: World News Thread

That's scary to me. Maybe it shouldn't be, and maybe it wouldn't be if I were better informed, but yeah, that is scary to me.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Mon Jan 24, 2022 10:39 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: 2020 Election: Predictions, Results and Reactions
Replies: 2551
Views: 228776

Re: 2020 Election: Predictions, Results and Reactions

Prosecutors in Georgia open criminal investigation into Trump's attempt to influence election results A prosecutor in Fulton County, Georgia, has opened a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump for his "attempts to influence the administration of the 2020 Georgia general ele...
by Voronwë the Faithful
Mon Jan 24, 2022 3:39 am
Forum: Arda Unmarred
Topic: Nature Pics
Replies: 3074
Views: 916711

Re: Nature Pics

Pretty! But, brrrr!
by Voronwë the Faithful
Mon Jan 24, 2022 1:28 am
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 6142
Views: 1214288

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

That's the one!

And yes, that means it is your turn. ;)
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jan 23, 2022 7:11 pm
Forum: Tol Eressëa
Topic: Mindfulness
Replies: 139
Views: 73089

Re: Mindfulness

Rose, Thich Nhat Hanh said "“Buddhism is not a religion, it’s a practice, similarly to yoga, which you can do irrespective of religious beliefs”. Of course not all Buddhists agree with that. https://fredriklyhagen.medium.com/is-buddhism-a-religion-eeafa59c95f0 Very nice statement put out by the...
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jan 23, 2022 4:54 pm
Forum: Tol Eressëa
Topic: Mindfulness
Replies: 139
Views: 73089

Re: Mindfulness

by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jan 23, 2022 4:29 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 6142
Views: 1214288

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

See Frelga's question and my answer.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jan 23, 2022 4:05 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 6142
Views: 1214288

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Yes!
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jan 23, 2022 2:33 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases
Replies: 1300
Views: 381396

Re: The Russia Investigations and other Trump-related cases

My recollection, which may not be accurate, is that eventually the Deutsche Bank was the only bank willing to work with the Trump Organization.
by Voronwë the Faithful
Sun Jan 23, 2022 3:30 am
Forum: Tol Eressëa
Topic: Mindfulness
Replies: 139
Views: 73089

Re: Mindfulness

I just had the opportunity to watch the casket ceremony in Vietnam. Truly extraordinary.