Andrée Seu Peterson

Andrée is the author of three books: Won't Let You Go Unless You Bless Me, Normal Kingdom Business, and We Shall Have Spring Again.

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Where we are

Culture | The triumphs of brainwashing
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 2/14/17, 12:11 pm

I have started buying up old history books I find in independent bookstores. They now fill a shelf in the attic and someday it will be subversive to read them.

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A day at the protests

Protest | Spending time with a confused mob united by hate
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 1/31/17, 03:50 pm

“We’re at the gallows sight, and it’s a beautiful day for a hanging!” (The Three Stooges, In the Sweet Pie and Pie, 1941).

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Illustration by Krieg Barrie

Learning curves

Religion | Obedience to God takes practice, and practice, and more practice
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 1/27/17, 01:21 pm

Duolingo tells me I’m only at 51 percent fluency in French. That stinks since I’m French on both sides and grew up with it spoken around me, although my sister-in-law from France informs me that they don’t consider Québécois French to be really French.

I appreciate an online course that tells it like it is, that doesn’t flatter me. This way when I do well in the drills and get bumped up a level, I can trust I got there honestly. 

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