Monday, May 14, 2012

Ascend II

With no more papers to grade until August, the airship clicks to enlarge and then casts off.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Far from equal: the chimeric species "Judeo-Christian"

From Mitt Romney's commencement address, Liberty University, May 12, 2012:
You enter a world with civilizations and economies that are far from equal.  Harvard historian David Landes devoted his lifelong study to understanding why some civilizations rise, and why others falter.  His conclusion:  Culture makes all the difference.  Not natural resources, not geography, but what people believe and value. Central to America’s rise to global leadership is our Judeo-Christian tradition, with its vision of the goodness and possibilities of every life.
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A Judeo-Christian, type species:

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012