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Monarch Butterflies and Quantum Computers by George Wolfe

Monarch Butterflies and Quantum Computers by George Wolfe Last August while staying at the poet’s house in New Harmony, Indiana, I caught a glimpse of a Monarch Butterfly while sauntering through the meadow near the Wabash River. New Harmony happens … Continue reading

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Are We Headed into an Economic “Black Hole?” by George Wolfe

Are We Headed into an Economic “Black Hole?” by  George Wolfe Back in 1991, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton were squaring off as leaders of their own respective presidential campaigns. Bush was seeking re-election, and Clinton was making … Continue reading

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What is Authentic Patriotism? by George Wolfe

What is Authentic Patriotism? by George Wolfe Recently, a former student of mine posted some thoughtful questions on his Facebook page regarding the topic of patriotism. The questions he asked were a result of National Football League players kneeling for … Continue reading

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Sculpture Provokes Reflection on the Homeless

Sculpture Provokes Reflection on the Homeless by George Wolfe While walking through the Valparaiso University campus, I came across what appeared to be a man wrapped a dirty blanket, sleeping on a park bench. As I approached the bench, I … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment — an age-old problem by George Wolfe

Sexual Harassment — an age-old problem by George Wolfe If you have ever been to a show at the new Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University, you may have heard the person leading the program point out a … Continue reading

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The American Inferiority Complex by George Wolfe

The American Inferiority Complex by George Wolfe It is often said that boisterous self-aggrandizement, particularly when a politician states a claim that is contrary to the facts, is in actuality a mask for covering a deep-seated insecurity and inferiority complex. … Continue reading

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Walking the Labyrinth in the Rain by George Wolfe

Walking the Labyrinth in the Rain by George Wolfe “He causes the sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous” (Matt. 5:45). I always thought the rain was a bad thing, that both righteous and unrighteous people … Continue reading

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Dreamers Deserve Path to Citizenship by George Wolfe

Dreamers Deserve Path to Citizenship by George Wolfe In November of 2016, a social activist group known as “Neighbors for Public Justice” (NPJ) formed in Muncie, Indiana in response to post-election issues. These issues included preserving health care, funding for … Continue reading

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My Journey to Totality by George Wolfe

My Journey to Totality by George Wolfe I decided to go to Vienna, Illinois. That’s where I’d watch the moon make its slow procession across the face of the sun. It was the morning of August 21st, the day of … Continue reading

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Fake News Pollutes American Psyche by George Wolfe

Fake News Pollutes American Psyche by George Wolfe “Fake news” is nothing new. Prior to 1982, I spent five years teaching at James Madison University. The student paper published an article I wrote complaining about the students wasting their time … Continue reading

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