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Separation of Culture and State – Cultural Neutrality

GW 2012_08_11_EOS_0189 Does the United States benefit from new laws to deal with the new realities of its multi-layered pluralism? A look at one significant facet of America's "diversity of values" may suggest an answer. Intense religious conflict rages in hot spots around the world. The global challenges with managing religious diversity (expressed as "differences") are reflected....
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Political Correctness and Unspoken Bias

Predator-Stare-4618 On balance, which does a societal norm of political correctness do more, help or harm? When forced to go underground, people can get pretty good at hiding who they are.  Often, the only way to catch them in time is by way of their own mouths. Diversiphobes can do tremendous damage along the way before they get caught, as....
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Module 1 – Neutral America, Neutral Americans

GW 2012_08_11_EOS_0189 From its beginnings in 1792, the French revolution grew into the Napoleonic wars, and France declared war against several European enemies.  American Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, assured the French Minister that the U.S. would "render all those good offices which shall be consistent with the duties of a neutral nation." By early 1793,....
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Module 4 – Neutrality – Terms, Models

. [1] "There is no reconciling war and neutrality. Each stands in the other's way. The reason is that they represent diametrically opposed aspirations: one contributes to the reign of force and arbitrary action; the other, to that of law, order and peace." [2] "The exercise of the right to remain neutral did not necessarily imply that the choice was final. A State which, at the beginning....
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