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Otto Learns a Lesson

I came across an old book about an orphan boy, Otto, in Germany
(in fact, it was translated from German). The book, from 1861,
is Otto, the Miner’s Child.

Here’s one of the stories involving Otto from the book.

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Get it Right, People

I just came across an interesting book on religious tolerance. The book is Religion, Diversity and Conflict, edited by Edward Foley.

It documents a meeting of the International Academy of Practical Theology that occurred in 2007.

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Your Feet Are Killing You

Many barefooters are aware of Simon Wikler’s book, “Take Off Your Shoes and Walk”, from 1961. You can even see a bit of it at the Parents for Barefoot Children site.

You may not be aware that he had an even earlier book.

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The Human Body User Manual

Wouldn’t you like to know how your whole body works together? Wouldn’t it help if you knew, from your head down to your feet, how various habits can induce excessive wear and tear on our bodies, and discourage them from repairing themselves as much as they are capable of?

Then maybe you can help fellow barefooter Stephanie Welch produce The Human Body User Manual.

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The Hat Crusade

In a comment to the post Peer Pressure, incu noted that just the fact that we have a blog about going barefoot, and not hatless, shows how different barefooting is.

The funny thing is, during the last 1890s, there actually was a “Hat Crusade”.

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Dressing Constitutionally

There’s a pretty good book out now with the title Dressing Constitutionally. Because of my lawsuits, I found the material in it pretty familiar.

However, it has one glaring omission.

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Going Barefoot by Aileen Fisher

“Going Barefoot” is a cute little children’s book by Aileen Fisher. It’s illustrated by Adrienne Adams and was published in 1960.

Of course, it’s impossible to find in a library any more.

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