Vitezslav Gardavsky/God is not yet dead

NB: This will be an exploration as much as it is a review.

With Pope Francis playfully linking communism and Christianity the dispute has not yet been settled between the materialist ethos of Marxism and the transcendence of orthodox religion. 1,002 more words


Organized Forgetting

I was looking back through some old poetry I had written a little over a decade ago and found several gems.

This one is particularly appropriate given the 20th anniversary of the Berlin Wall fall as I wrote this while taking a course on Czech literature and film.  135 more words

The Year that shook the world 1968

The 1960’s was generally seen as the decade that brought about a lot of social change. However it was events in 1968 that made this more than apparent.    1,079 more words