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farzana-versey's picture
Feb.22.2012
I have nothing against dolphins. In fact, I find them delightful. However, the scientific understanding of them as individuals raises a few questions. The Centre for Ethics and Business at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles has come up with a ten-point charter for “life, liberty and...
michael-seidel's picture
Feb.03.2012
My eyes see rainbows, and my brain sees more. Not many things are black and white. That makes me attach "Maybe" and "But" to a lot of my thinking, speaking and decision making. Should the United States raise taxes on the wealthy? Maybe, but -- Should the United States reduce its military budget?...
michael-seidel's picture
Dec.26.2011
Another person out there trying again, of measurably more fame and public impact than me, is Stephen Glass.  Glass was a journalist who made many things up. He wrote for the The New Republic but was also published in numerous other magazines, like Rolling Stone Magazine, back in the late 90s...
farzana-versey's picture
Dec.02.2011
If you have a creative bone in your body, then you can be reasonably certain you have no spine and your soul is made of mortar. I am stumped. All along I had been smiling graciously and occasionally with a degree of complacency whenever I was commended for that flash of insight, that turn of...
monique-belli's picture
Nov.22.2011
Six months ago, I accepted a position as a volunteer in an organization.  Now I'm considering resigning because I have found that their values are not consistent with mine, nor do they follow their own written rules and regulations.  Pick the rules that we want to follow and ignore the...
lori-hope's picture
Oct.25.2011
My dad used to say, "You should never say 'should'." He was a joker, that guy. He also was averse to judging people, and although he wasn't one to quote the Bible, I remember him exhorting, "Let he who has not sinned cast the first stone." I recently wrote about judgment and why you (and I) should...
earl-merkel's picture
Sep.04.2011
If you have ever submitted --or plan to submit-- a manuscript into the fleshpots of the publishing world, you might be well advised to read about a growing scandal regarding the confidentiality of your submission, discussed in an article entitled "The Trials Of Joe McGinniss," published earlier...
leah-maines's picture
Aug.18.2011
Hi, I am a committee member of the Universal Film & Festival Organization, and I wanted to share this exciting news with you. ~Blessings, Leah: For Immediate Release London August 2011 Hollywood Star Maureen O Hara joins the Universal Film & Festival Organization as president Legendary...
bob-mustin's picture
Aug.17.2011
  This is a touchy subject - some consider it unethical to pay for reviews. Here'sbookhitch's take on the subject.   TO PAY OR NOT TO PAY? THAT IS THE QUESTION      Receiving a good book review is the quest of most book authors. For self-published authors, getting...
pamela-ferris-olson's picture
Aug.11.2011
Civil disobedience is on the rise. This can be a good thing, as is the case in Israel this summer. Israeli women are risking criminal prosecution by going to the beach. They are taking Palestinian women along to protest decades of dehumanization. Read the full story on my Living in the Heartland...