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News from Santiago Spain: Is it a beacon for Democracy?
I just finished a 72-mile walk from Sarria, Spain to the Cathedral in Santiago along the Way of St. James aka el Camino de Santiago. It’s a religious pilgrimage with its roots in medieval times presumably taken to wash away our sins in preparation for a shorter time in purgatory.
The idea is to disconnect from the real world and contemplate your reality.
It’s something one begins to think about at my age when the future is shorter than the…