For decades he resisted Nazi, then Communist, oppression. How did he cope?Connie and I recently...Read More
These are the thoughts of Raymond Friday Locke, from his The Book of the Navajo, Mankind Pub Co, 2001 edition, p5. His take on Navajo culture and perspectives is widely respected. The Navajos for the most part have long resisted...Read More
President Clinton gave Fox News (so-called) something it is not accustomed to – the truth – and a direct rejection of their pattern of manipulation of their hearers and of their guests. Or, as an article in The...Read More
Algeria We watched the documentary-style classic The Battle of Algiers for the first time the other night. After 130 years of being the colonial rulers in Algeria, in 1957 the French became targets of a sudden and violent...Read More
Have you read the new comment by Martin on yesterday’s post? I’m reproducing most of it here. This is obviously a very literate, concerned, and attentive fellow. He’s talking about a strong American tendency...Read More
I’m not the one driving youth from the churches; many churches have proven very capable of doing that without my assistance. I’m trying to show them that the churches, in spite of appearances, are carriers of the most precious...Read More
Since our hate is usually a direct response to an evil done to us, our hate almost invariably causes us to respond in the terms laid down by the enemy.