Monthly Archives: February 2020

A Divided Country: Rising Expectations, pt. 1

By Dr. Denise R. Ames I remember reading Charles Dickens’ historical novel, A Tale of Two Cities, in my high school English class many years ago. This memorable quote opens the book: “It was the best of times, it was the worst … Continue reading

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A Divided Country: Unsettling Times

By Dr. Denise R. Ames It is an unsettling time in the history of the United States. The ties binding us to an older order are breaking apart. The signs of the disintegration of the past are everywhere to be … Continue reading

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Towards Human Rights as a Global Values System, 19th and 20th Centuries, pt. 2

I am continuing a series of blogs on human rights that I began in December: “Towards Human Rights.” The purpose of this blog series is to make the case for the implementation and acceptance of human rights as a global … Continue reading

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Human Rights: Towards a Universal Values System! The 19th and 20th Centuries

I am continuing a series of blogs on human rights that I began in December: “Towards Human Rights.” The purpose of this blog series is to make the case for the implementation and acceptance of human rights as a global … Continue reading

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Human Rights: Towards a Universal Values System! The Western Enlightenment, Part 2 

I am continuing a series of blogs on human rights that I began in December: “Towards Human Rights.” The purpose of this blog series is to make the case for the implementation and acceptance of human rights as a global … Continue reading

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Human Rights: Towards a Universal Values System! The Western Enlightenment, Part 1

I am continuing a series of blogs on human rights that I began in December: “Towards Human Rights.” The purpose of this blog series is to make the case for the implementation and acceptance of human rights as a global … Continue reading

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Human Rights: Towards a Universal Values System! The Magna Carta                                                                    

I am continuing  a series of blogs on human rights that I began in December: “Towards Human Rights.” The purpose of this blog series is to make the case for the implementation and acceptance of human rights as a global … Continue reading

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Human Rights: Towards a Universal Values System! Islam, Part 2

I am continuing  a series of blogs on human rights that I began in December: “Towards Human Rights.” The purpose of this blog series is to make the case for the implementation and acceptance of human rights as a global … Continue reading

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Human Rights: Towards a Universal Values System!

I am continuing a series of blogs on human rights that I began in December: “Towards Human Rights.” The purpose of this blog series is to make the case for the implementation and acceptance of human rights as a global … Continue reading

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