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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


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

Conflict - Culture - Language - Psychology

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)


Homework due December 12:

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


Charles I and the English Civil War

Frontispiece from Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes


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