The Stealth Revolution
Apr22

The Stealth Revolution

This is the eighteenth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree. CHAPTER 12: THE STEALTH REVOLUTION Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves…. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will...

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Wyoming Tales: T. Rex at Fifty
Apr18

Wyoming Tales: T. Rex at Fifty

April 11, 1964 was windy at the University. Of course, in Laramie, Wyoming it’s generally ALWAYS windy. I was bundled into my dress jacket, and was wind chilled by it all. Just like the dedication of the Lincoln Monument up top of what was then US 30, “The Lincoln Highway” and is now Interstate 80 at its highest point, the “tarp” for the “unveiling” had managed to form a sort of surrealist...

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Religion in a Dignitarian World
Apr15

Religion in a Dignitarian World

This is the seventeenth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree. CHAPTER 11: RELIGION IN A DIGNITARIAN WORLD If there is no God, Not everything is permitted to Man. He is still his brother’s keeper And he is not permitted to sadden his brother, By saying that there is no God....

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Harvard students insensitive to terror victims (Guest Voice)
Apr09

Harvard students insensitive to terror victims (Guest Voice)

Harvard students insensitive to terror victims By Stephen M. Flatow/JNS.org The controversy over the Harvard University students who recently posed, smiling, at Yasser Arafat’s grave sent a shot of pain through every one of us who has lost a loved one in the terrorist attacks that Arafat and his allies have waged over the years. But it must have been particularly awful for Dr. Alan Bauer, a Harvard-educated scientist, to see students...

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Globalizing Dignity
Apr08

Globalizing Dignity

This is the sixteenth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree. CHAPTER 10: GLOBALIZING DIGNITY It is excellent to have a giant’s strength; but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant. –William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure War’s a game, which, Were their subjects wise, Kings would...

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Are You XPerienced?
Apr08

Are You XPerienced?

Well, if not, the operating system is dead to Microsoft, as of today. XP X-its Only problem? 20-30% of all PCs still run it. (Forgive the writer below) The BBC reports: Windows XP users face end to Microsoft support By Mark Ward 7 April 2014 Support for the venerable Windows XP operating system ends this Tuesday. It means that there will be no more official security updates and bug fixes for the operating system from Microsoft. Some...

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