Since being humbled last week by that high school student, I’ve tried not to “go on” so much, as in try to bend the discussion toward my pet subjects and let on about my personal philosophy under the heading “some people believe” or “What do you think of the view that…” Today I felt more professional in my demeanor, just trying to make sure these sixth graders understood the concepts–what the different types of industrial power generating facilities were, how they worked, and the pros and cons. 1,251 more words
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Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday we celebrate today, had far more than just a dream for America. And every part of his life and legacy are essential to understand the depth of his courage, the essence of his activism and his message that knows no borders. 241 more words
One of my favorite and highly decorated Oscar-winning actor with lots of awards… Mr Kevin Costner.
He tackles some hard-core truth about race relations. He is one of the few who didn’t mind being open about his upbringing with the ignorance within his race… then and now in this country. 115 more words
There was precious little in the way of noteworthy events in 2014. Outside of a bit of Russian saber rattling, it’s hard to see where anything that happened will make a good and memorable inflection point for history. 4,259 more words