HOW SHALL WE TALK ABOUT RACISM?

Race, Racism, White Privilege, Guilt Freedom, Justice, Peace, Equal opportunity Negroes, African-Americans, Blacks, BIPOC community So many words, so little time. How do we talk about these topics that fill our current news cycle? They are not new at all, … Read More

Daylight Savings Time Redux (x4)

Yes, it’s that time again. And, since WordPress once again won’t let me add photos (nor tags nor schedule) I’m rerunning this post from three years ago.  It pretty much covers all the necessary territory (and then some). Stay tuned … Read More

Examining American Scapegoating

This is George Floyd’s face. Most of us know of him from the viral video of his death under the knee of  Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis policeman. Or from the news media coverage this past week. Or from social … Read More

Conflict in the food we eat

So I’ve got a conflict to toss around. Sort of. Not the “difficult conversation” type conflict I’ve been so focused on of late. — or rather had been before my attention zoomed over to COVID.  (Zoomed, you get it?  Sorry). … Read More

Another 50 Year Look Back

Surely you recognize this photo by now. It is the hill near Taylor Hall where National Guardsmen, many not much older than the students down below, opened fire, killing four and wounding nine. Here’s what I wrote two years ago … Read More

How Do We Know What We Know?

That age old dichotomy:   Fact vs. Opinion, Magic vs. Reality, Faith vs. Evidence, Religion vs. Science We’ve had these dichotomies forever it seems. Everyone knew where they stood and if there was any conflict over any of it, it … Read More

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