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Fanaticism and Ignorance is Forever Busy

And then you may… try to foist your own religion upon the mind of man. If you can do one, you can do the other. Because fanaticism and ignorance is forever busy, and needs feeding.

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Reflection on O.J. Simpson

I remember the intense focus on the OJ Simpson case. I remember the impact it had on my students, and the way they celebrated when he was found innocent. 224 more words


Happy Birthday to the Universe! Which was created at 8pm on 23 October 4004 BC.

From “OnThisDay” website:

Archbishop James Ussher, Primate of All Ireland, announced in 1650 that the universe had been created at 8pm on 23 October 4004 BC. 481 more words

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Creative Class 2016: Karen Q. Clark

Karen Q. Clark has played a sympathetic nun on film and an exceedingly unsympathetic nun on stage.   In between she has been a singing nun (in  148 more words


What One of My Favorite Movies Taught Me about Humility

I had a conversation with my dad recently about the late Justice Antonin Scalia, a man who has aroused both our passions for many years. As always, I took issue with Scalia’s textualist judicial philosophy – basically, his commitment to interpreting the constitution and laws based solely on the text, ignoring context, changing social mores, and new information gained from social science and psychology. 795 more words

"Inherit the Wind" at Insight Showcases Excellent Performances

Inherit the Wind
by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee
Directed by Sydnie Grosberg Ronga
Insight Theatre Company
August 18, 2016

Inherit the Wind is Lawrence and Lee’s classic play that highly fictionalizes events relating to one of the 20th Century’s most famous trials in order to communicate the playwrights’ message. 757 more words

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Monkey Man

On August 3, 1900, John T. Scopes was born. That no one recognizes this date is no big deal. That few still remember the name John Scopes doesn’t surprise me either. 421 more words