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Revising the Banality of Evil

It is more than twenty years ago that I first read Arendts Eichmann in Jerusalem. A Report on the Banality of Evil. Since that time I have regularly referred to the work in classes, and further pondered the consequences of her research into the role Adolf Eichmann played in the murder of millions of European Jews. 998 more words

It's Tough Being a Vegan, but It's My Moral Responsibility

The choice to go full Vegan was a gradual process for me.  When I started running consistently in 2012, my body did not crave any red meat or poultry for some weird reason.   187 more words

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I am an immigrant

I am an immigrant.

Ich bin ein Einwanderer.

I arrived in the US as a twenty-three year old, and have lived here for the past thirty years.   1,009 more words

The Roundup: Early Mammals, Free Will, and Larry Taunton

In the interest in fulfilling one of the main purposes of the blog – to point my readers to good resources on science, philosophy, history, etc. 448 more words


Darkness with a silver lining

Daily prompt@ Darkness

My boys were on the road. Two lovely people, one in his teens, the other in his twenties, fit to be princes. But now, demoralized, dejected, partially rejected, confused and groping for  ground, struggling to stand. 1,987 more words


Declarations of Dependence

In August 2011, speaking in Andover, MA, Elizabeth Warren made these comments:

I hear all this, you know, ‘Well, this is class warfare, this is whatever.’ No.

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by Arthur Miller
Directed by Martha Henry
At the Tom Patterson Theatre, June 1-October 2, 2016

Though not as acutely devastating as Death of a Salesman or as historically probing as The Crucible, Miller’s drama, written in the aftermath of World War II, crystallizes its playwright’s preoccupation with moral responsibility. 700 more words

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