Monthly Archives: August 2011

“Declaration Toward a Global Ethic”

On my The View from This Seat blog (http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com) I have just made a posting about a significant document signed on September 4, 1993. It was the “Declaration Toward a Global Ethic” finalized at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, … Continue reading

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The Challenge of the Classroom

This morning on my The View from This Seat blog I made a posting titled “The Challenge of the Classroom.”  I invite you to take a look at it at the following link: http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/08/challenge-of-classroom.htm

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“Sally Hemings”

“Sally Hemings” is the name of a 2000 Hallmark television miniseries that June and I watched on DVD a few days ago. The 171-minute movie version seems to have been marketed with two different subtitled: “An American Scandal” and “An … Continue reading

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Is Compromise a Dirty Word?

Some of you read my August 5 posting called “The Art of Compromise” on The View from This Seat blog.  Following up on comments made about that, I have just posted  “Is Compromise a Dirty Word?” at http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/08/is-compromise-dirty-word.html , and … Continue reading

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“The Girl in the Picture” (book)

Some of you read “The Girl in the Picture,” my blog posting (linked here) about Kim Phuc, the nine-year-old girl photographed stark naked on June 8, 1972, as she ran from her village where she and many others had been … Continue reading

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Atomic Bombs and Balloon Bombs

This morning on my The View from This Seat blog I made a post titled “Atomic Bombs and Balloon Bombs.” The link is http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/08/atomic-bombs-and-balloon-bombs.html. Did you know about the balloon bombs that I write about in the posting?  For some … Continue reading

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“To Change the World”

James Davison Hunter (b. 1955) is Professor of Religion, Culture, and Social Theory at the University of Virginia and the author of significant books about American culture. His book Culture Wars: The Struggle to Define America was published in 1991, … Continue reading

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