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Post-Diversity – What Does It Mean?

Pensive 7K0A0079   Essayist D.J. Waldie, describes Los Angeles a number of ways. One way in particular caught my eye...     "It's a post-diversity city," he wrote, "where 'diversity' talk is both a sign of Anglo anxiety about the new people living next door and a word of self-congratulation about not being too anxious." In contrast, Santa Monica columnist, Steve....
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The Sixties Are Back! (Or Maybe They Never Left)

60s Style hb-littlemixfiascomagazine1-mdn After penning this post back in March, there was only an afterthought of the probability of a revisit and update if any other incidents or conditions mirrored the 1960s. Sadly, that which has occurred went beyond anything that crossed my mind as a probability. It is with heavy heart that pen returns to hand, as an atrocity with a familiar tone brings....
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Ancient Proverbs Newly Coined

Ancient Proverbs [1]   Anthology of Ancient Proverbs Newly Coined by Rob Jones Copyright © 2016 © 2017 - All Rights Reserved   "That which does not kill you will almost always circle back for a second attempt."   "No matter how long you've been driving, if you can still see where you left in the rear view mirror, you....
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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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