Posts Tagged ‘humanities’

April 16th, 2011 - 8:54 am § in Environment, Religion

Frank Lutz: How to Keep NPR Funded!

from the Dianne Rheems show: There are five different types of people for you to reach out to. Rejecters, Disagreeables, Neutrals, Accepters and Embracers. Each one of those terms means something. You need to forget the Rejecters because there’s nothing you can do to influence them. “The[...]

March 28th, 2011 - 12:01 pm § in America, Politics, Religion, Schools & Colleges

The Wedge: A Chilling Tale of a Possible Future

The sun shone on another day of Summer Session on campus in a small college town. In a large yet somewhat stuffy lecture hall in one of the oldest buildings, the professor had reached a favorite part of his lecture on this period in European history. His voice didn’t drone on—it rose as [...]

March 10th, 2011 - 8:29 am § in America, Christianity, Hypocrisy, Politics

Florida’s Repricans* have come to the defense of the Bill of Rights!

Sen. Alan Hays of Florida :“I filed a bill that says in the courts of Florida the laws of no other country can be used to influence the decisions of Florida,. If it’s Sharia law or any other law — I don’t care what law it is — if it’s not a Florida law and [&helli[...]

February 12th, 2011 - 7:11 pm § in America, Schools & Colleges

UW Has a Better Idea than Texas’ $10,000 College Degree!

AUSTIN (KXAN Erin Cargile) – During his state of the state address Tuesday, Gov. Rick Perry said it is time for colleges and universities to lay out a low-cost path to a degree. “It’s time for a bold, Texas-style solution to their challenge that I’m sure the brightest minds i[...]