Issue 100 | The Sun Magazine

March 1984

Readers Write

Teaching Children

Hypocrisy, the Golden Rule, chaos

By Our Readers


I do not much believe in education. Each man ought to be his own model, however frightful that may be.

Albert Einstein

The Sun Interview

Going To The Principal

An Interview With Don Wells

You have to be exceedingly sensitive and open to those pregnant moments when you can a affirm someone’s extraordinary effort. And for some people, at some times, the extraordinary effort is not the obvious. For a given child, sitting in a class one day without anger is an extraordinary effort.

By Sy Safransky
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Love Bomb

I feel much closer to all of you when we pretend we’re all fighting real dangers together in order to stay alive. The telepathic links among us heat up when our bodies register the information that we may really die horribly together all at once.

By Rob Brezsny
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Good Days And Good Days

“Exactly! Exactly!” he chortled. “Every day is a good day, some days are shitty days, AND every day is a good day!”

By Adam Fisher


It was the intensity of the stare that made Sherab aware of the man. With a start he looked up from the orange basin of half-washed cups and saucers on the floor. The man’s pale, long-jawed face under its raft of red hair, a furious question in the blue eyes, sent a shock through him.

By Francesca Hampton

Aquatic Yoga With Dangerous Foods

These illustrations are from Aquatic Yoga with Dangerous Foods by Ric Haynes, whose fishy drawings have appeared previously in THE SUN.

By Ric Haynes