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Post-Modernism Has An Intellectual Successor, And It Isn't Post-Truth

I first saw the phrase “post-truth” appear during our recent election cycle and since then it seems to have gained a lot of popularity, becoming a sort of short-hand for the global socio-econo-political bubble that, right or left, we all sense is about to burst on us. 1,369 more words

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January 4, 2017

Wow! 2017!

We did the following in class today (delayed schedule due to Parent Conferences):

FTAC - Opinion on the UN Vote Hostile to Israel (Resolution 2334 / 2016)

The fingers were erect and wagging at Obama as anti-Semite and turncoat, which I found a bit radical.

Of course, other analyst-pundits have been weighing in on the UN’s latest gang-up on the world’s One Jewish State and the Administration’s dithering abstention, and that cacophony doubtless includes similar charges (or language) from Right side of the aisle. 428 more words

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December 16, 2016

I am out today for a school visitation. Please complete the following work.

Grades close today -Friday.

Please bring textbooks to class.

We did the following in class today: 39 more words

James II, William and Mary, and the Glorious Revolution

The Three Eldest Children of Charles I by Anthony van Dyck (1635)

ABSOLUTISM TEST ON DECEMBER 14

Homework due December 12:

A. Text: pp. 537 and 539… 12 more words

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Charles I and the English Civil War

Frontispiece from Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

ABSOLUTISM TEST ON DECEMBER 14

Homework due December 7:

A. Text: None

B. Primary Sources: For each of the following primary sources, identify the occasion for the source and the two most important points. 36 more words

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