Al, what a pleasure to get your friend request. It was a nice surprise. I didn't know they had this on here. I created an account because I wanted to keep up with world events. How lucky to be retired! The photos are beautiful!
Do consider your friend request absolutely granted.Am impressed by your prolific and active nature on this site.While the world is restlessly in search of peace ,i think equal right and justice should be critically considered.
Hello Al. Thanks for the friend request, which I really wasn't expecting. I joined Global Ethics in order to receive new articles. Can't promise I'll be much of a friend because my days are full right now and I'm trying to limit the time I spend at the keyboard. Cheers, fw
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