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Let’s Not Think Like Adolescents by George Wolfe

Let’s Not Think Like Adolescents by George Wolfe Much of the rhetoric today from political candidates from both parties is rife with simplistic sound bites. This makes for good stump speeches and presents us with neat, dualistic, either-or choices, but … Continue reading

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Are we living in a Holoverse? by George Wolfe

Are we living in a Holoverse? by George Wolfe Recently I watched the You Tube video of the 17th annual Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Neil DeGrass Tyson, who … Continue reading

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National Day of Prayer – Is it Constitutional? by George Wolfe

National Day of Prayer – Is it Constitutional? by George Wolfe In 2003, the National Day of Prayer was surrounded by controversy in Muncie, Indiana. That was the year the Chicago Tribune ran an article on April 27th featuring Unitarian Universalist … Continue reading

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Extremism, not Islam, is the Enemy By George Wolfe

Extremism, not Islam, is the Enemy By George Wolfe On September 21, 2000, at Ball State University’s week long Chautauqua entitled “UniverCity,” renown Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel spoke to a standing room only crowd in Emens Auditorium. The Freshman Connections program … Continue reading

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Order Out of Chaos: March 8, 2016

The Voices of Humanity project has launched with the election of four great messages. Voice of Humanity as One & Voice of Women Educating Young Girls Dear UN Women Executive Director Mlambo-Ngcuka, What happens when girls are educated? Many wonderful … Continue reading

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Living in Parallel Universes By George Wolfe

Living in Parallel Universes By George Wolfe The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a precious environmental reserve. While vacationing there this past September, I had the rare opportunity to witness one of the remarkable marvels of nature. On the beach … Continue reading

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Hanukkah, Assimilation and Our Inner Light by George Wolfe

 Hanukkah, Assimilation and Our Inner Light by George Wolfe As someone who discovered two years ago that his father was Jewish and concealed his Jewish heritage to elude anti-Semitism, I now have a new appreciation of Hanukkah, the Jewish “Festival of … Continue reading

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Mysteries of the Mind By George Wolfe

  Mysteries of the Mind By George Wolfe When I was in high school, I met a student named Rick who had a peculiar savant ability. You could rapidly read to him a long list of two digit numbers to … Continue reading

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Retirement: “To die but not to perish” By George Wolfe

Retirement: “To die but not to perish” By George Wolfe Retirement is about relationship. That’s what I’ve learned during the transition from controlling, narcissistic academic to “golden ager.” It is a time to let go of grudges and political battles … Continue reading

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“Winning the Argument but Losing the Sale.” by George Wolfe

“Winning the Argument but Losing the Sale.” by George Wolfe Sigmund Freud and other psychological theorists have argued that social pressures force us to repress aggressive urges. Over time, this repression creates inner conflict until our aggressive tendencies are given an … Continue reading

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