Tag: history

Interesting Times

Interesting Times

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Like saying someone is “late” when they’re dead, “interesting” is a nice, sanitized way to describe change, upheaval, and conflict. No one wants to live in volatile times. Yet, in the past, “interesting times” generally resulted in progress.

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Fear and Loathing – Well, Everywhere

Fear and Loathing – Well, Everywhere

| November 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

On the hubris behind – and potential for – outwitting history.

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For the Love of History

For the Love of History

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yeah all these old, dead, White guys paved the path to creating the United States as we know it now, but why did I care?

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My Old Friend the Library

My Old Friend the Library

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the love of the information stored within these hallowed halls.

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Reflections on Gary

Reflections on Gary

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was oddly thrilling and mystifying, as I kept wondering: “What was once here?”

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Life Worthy of Life

Life Worthy of Life

| January 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

“It’s a testament to the fact that the lines we draw between ourselves and others aren’t so fixed as we think, that our conceptions about mental health and disability and autonomy and potential are not nearly so absolute as they seem.”

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Remember the Magna Carta?

Remember the Magna Carta?

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

I didn’t.

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A Case for Justice

A Case for Justice

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The story of how slavery re-emerged in the United States following the Civil War and lasting until World War II.

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Numinous Memory

Numinous Memory

| October 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

“She was delicate, newly born yet standing firmly on two feet supported by centuries of love and sacrifice.”

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