This is the continuation of our fictional letter (reviewing each film and episode of Babylon 5) that I receive each week from Ranger Mayann.
Here is her 21st report:
Nih sakh sh’lekk, sleem wa, Greetings from Tuzanor:
In this report, in your Earth year 2258, it is nearing the end of the second year of operation of the station. Due to the nature of events and technologies in this incident, the Anla’Shok has forbidden me to write a letter this week, as last week.
From the city of Tuzanor, on Minbar
Earth year 2278,
Addendum to Ranger Mayann’s report, by Shira: This episode has some great Ivanova quotes:
it’s a good thing I’m Russian: We’re used to hopeless situations.”
and then there is that “worst case of testosterone poisoning” she has ever seen!
Then there is an older Minbari, ready to die but wanting to live to serve, saying that:
“There is no higher purpose than to live for others and if necessary, to die for others.”
“Let my life have meaning.”
1.) Share your thoughts on the many means of service, and how they can give life meaning.
2.) Share your thoughts on how we Human Beings might start to build a more fully inclusive society for all of us, and how this episode of Babylon 5 could help that process.
3.) Write a story, post or tweet that uses these thoughts.
Dear Readers, ideas on learning, especially multiple #LanguageLearning, on-going education and empathy-building, to #EndPoverty, #EndHomelessness, #EndMoneyBail & achieve freedom for All HumanKind?
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Read, Write, Vote, Teach and Learn (Lesson Plans offline)
Shira Destinie A. Jones, BsC, MAT, MPhil
our year 2021 CE = 12021 HE
Stayed on Freedom’s Call
(free copies at: https://archive.org/details/StayedOnF…)
includes two ‘imagination-rich’ walking tours, with songs, of Washington, DC. New interviews and research are woven into stories of old struggles shared by both the Jewish and African-American communities in the capital city.
Shared histories are explored from a new perspective of cultural parallels and parallel institution-building which brought the two communities together culturally and historically.
-one can read Stayed on Freedom’s Call for free. Please leave a review, if you can make a bit of time, on the GoodReads page.
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