Other Matters: Compatible Quotes

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. --Martin Luther King, Jr. … [Read more...]

The George Cables Benefit

One year ago, the pianist George Cables gave his listeners a moment of music so vivid that I was moved to write of it, ...he created that rarest of musical experiences, a concert performance that remains in the mind, whole and alive. You may go here to read about that concert. Cables' playing that night was extraordinary, but it was plain to everyone in the audience that he was unwell--drastically underweight, moving to the piano with difficulty. On dialysis for years, he had undergone it that … [Read more...]