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shelton-elkins's picture
We have come a long, long way in the race relations of this great country called the United States of America.  The journey has been riddled with obstacles and pitfalls that have threatened the integrity of our nation from its very inception.  In all truth, some of these problematic scenarios have...
bozena-intrator's picture
When I was watching president Barack Obama’s inauguration speech,  in the back of my head another film was running – actually I was not watching a film but I was looking like a film editor at some footage that I had collected over the years of my life - at many little fragments of films in which...
joan-cartwright's picture
In light of this very special Inauguration Day, please go to this site and tell me what America means to you? www.fyicomminc.com/america/america.htm Thanks, Diva JC www.divajc.com  
robert-grudin's picture
  A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.   - William James  Why Thinking Mattersby Robert GrudinCopyright © Robert Grudin 2008 Does thinking still make a difference to Americans? Don’t say ‘Yes’ automatically. There are some very powerful...
michael-anthony's picture
When I say... "I am an American Soldier"I'm not shouting, I'm better than you.I'm whispering, I was a boy, and now I find myself a man.   When I say... "I am an American Soldier"I don't speak only of this with pride…I'm also confessing, that I stumble and make mistakes and...
ugonna-wachuku's picture
  In the late morning of Thursday, November 7, 1996, Jaja Anucha Wachuku, my father's elder brother - my uncle - whom I was so close to went the way of all mankind. He was 78 having been born in 1918. I was devastated; but took firm courage knowing that within the depths of my soul lies the...
hally-mcgehean's picture
Unbelievably the London sun was shining again. It was late morning, GMT, and light filtered through my windows, strong enough to penetrate the drapery but not so strong as to penetrate the diaphanous folds of my sleep. I dreamed, brow furrowed into a point above my nose, lips pursed not for a kiss...
rosy-cole's picture
 In his interesting blog discussing the relationship of violence and language, Hammoudi Abdelwahab proposes a multi-lingual philosophy as a bridge to peace - and he has spoken elsewhere about how cultures are enriched when people are prepared to engage with 'foreigners' in their native tongue. No...
beth-mann's picture
(This blog entry is meant to be read and heard. The blog entry and accompanying video is now in the "media" section of my profile.) http://blackholeswhitelines.blogspot.com/2008/11/ventura-highway-plays-in-my-head-when.html
ray-murray's picture
Making The World A Better Place My work requires me to facilitate Higher Level Thinking and also to employ Whole Systems Thinking in order to find truly effective solutions to a huge range of problems faced by indviduals, groups, organizations, communities, even nations and the world as a whole....