Today’s Platform address was by Prof. Alexander Hinton who is a Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, Newark and an internationally recognized expert on the Cambodian Genocide. Between 1975 and 1975 the Communist Khmer Rouge regime killed over 20% of the population of Cambodia. Prof. Hinton’s talk was entitled, “What makes a man start fires’ From the Cambodian […]
By Dr. Joseph Chuman When I was in elementary school, we were taught that America was a melting pot. Being melted in the pot was what being an American all was about. We even sang songs to the melting pot: “You can get good milk from a brown skin cow, The color of the skin […]
By Dr. Joseph Chuman Trying to be ethical is not risk-free. It comes with perils. Among the pitfalls is the appearance of being sanctimonious. Exhibit high ethical standards and others may accuse you of striving to be “holier than thou.” And there is always the risk of ethical failure, which, given the imperfections of the […]
By Dr. Joseph Chuman I am suffering from outrage overload. Given the macabre and oppressive political times we endure, I am not the only one. Many people, no doubt, seek modes of relief and escape. While I assiduously read the papers and magazines of opinion (these I can control), I find that I often turn […]
Dr. Sylvain Ehrenfeld, the IHEU representative to the UN, and Dr. Reba Goodman, member of ECSBC The painful reality of prejudice and discrimination is a global issue. Shiite and Sunni Muslims are killing each other. Anti-Semitism surged nearly 40% in Europe and especially in France. Feeling against gays is high in many countries. In 76 countries, homosexuality is a […]
The tenor of American society has become very shrill and an illness courses through its veins at levels deeper than its idolatrous worship of personal weapons.