Never Again…?

Yesterday was Holocaust Remembrance Day for the Jews, called Yom Hashoah. The U.S. had a day of remembrance a couple of months ago, but that day came and went without much comment. Coincidentally, today happens to be a day when a mass grave of Jews found in Poland was announced in 1943. This mass grave, …

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On the Liberty of the Press

  Author: David Hume Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company     In looking for something to read, I came across David Hume's Of the Liberty of the Press. While Hume and I disagree, for the most part, on the best form of government,  I do agree with him on the importance of the press. …

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The Legacy of the Rev. Dr. King

As today celebrates the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, I thought it fitting to talk about him and that legacy. I would be shocked to find someone in America who did not  know who this great man was, let alone what his legacy is. I would expect to hear at least the initials …

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The Giver – Lois Lowry

I was raised in a rather political home, and conservative Christian at that. Traditional values, freedom, responsibility, et cetera... that sort of upbringing. Thus, I naturally have a taste for political, and sometimes utopian and dystopian, novels. For one, because I am a nerd who is constantly reading and following politics, scientific discoveries, and so …

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