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Sacred Values and the "Devoted" Rather than the "Rational"

Dying and Killing for Sacred Objects

By Richard A. Koenigsberg

Terrorists die and kill for sacred objects such as “Allah” or “the Palestinian homeland.” In the First World War, millions of human beings died and killed expressing fealty toward sacred objects with names like France, Germany, Great Britain, Russia, or Italy. 717 more words
Communication And Conflict Resolution

The Cannibalizing Nature of Group Identity Politics

We were created to be seen, heard and understood as individuals, yet are constantly being shuffled off in to groups with predetermined character traits. Women you belong here with the victimized, white males stand over there under the racist/sexist flag and minorities you’re in with the permanently aggrieved, government is your savior crowd. 576 more words

Political

What is your story? (AusAca comp)

Recently, I’ve had the absolute pleasure to be one of the three judges for the AusAca (Australian A cappella put on by Vocal Australia) national finals. 913 more words

Acapella

Censor Me, For My Fathers Have Sinned

Are you White? Asian? Male? A stay-at-home mom? Or maybe your family earns too much? Or your parents did? If any of those are “yes”, you just might be disqualified to engage in debate with those who self-proclaim their big-heartedness. 338 more words

Coyote Blog

LYNNE CHENEY: The End of History, Part II

Wall Street Journal: The new Advanced Placement U.S. history exam focuses on oppression, group identity and Reagan the warmonger.

If you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! 42 more words

Politics