Category Archives: perspectives

A Time for Elders to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events. #1 Educate Yourself

By Dr. Denise R. Ames This is a momentous time that we are experiencing. Who can be trusted for wise council? Where are the elders? Elders have something to add to the conversation about what is going on today. I … Continue reading

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A Time for Elders to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events

By Dr. Denise R. Ames This is a momentous time that we are experiencing: events happen rapidly, opinions morph daily, actions occur impulsively, mobs act randomly, and politicians squabble bitterly. Everything seems to be spiraling out of control. The vast … Continue reading

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Demands and “White Privilege”: 12 Reflections on the Past Several Weeks 

By Dr. Denise R. Ames The death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer has sent shock waves throughout the United States, and even the world. My point in this blog is to reflect upon what … Continue reading

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#3 The Looting/Rioting Element: 12 Reflections on the Past Several Weeks 

by Dr. Denise R. Ames The death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer has sent shock waves throughout the United States, and even the world. My point in this blog is to reflect upon what … Continue reading

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Rioting, Class, and Black on Black Violence: 12 Reflections on the Past Month

By Dr. Denise R. Ames The death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer has sent shock waves throughout the United States, and even the world. My point in this blog is to reflect upon what … Continue reading

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#2 Exhausted Liberalism is Under Attack: 12 Reflections on the Past Several Weeks  

by Dr. Denise R. Ames The death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer has sent shock waves throughout the United States, and even the world. My point in this blog is to reflect upon what … Continue reading

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Traditionalist Have an Advantage: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 11

This is the eleventh first of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #7: Traditionalists Have an Advantage, pt. … Continue reading

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Traditionalist Have an Advantage: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 10

This is the tenth of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #7: Traditionalists Have an Advantage, pt. 1 … Continue reading

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Understanding Others: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 3

This is the third of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #1: Understanding Others, pt. 2 Awareness of … Continue reading

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Understanding Others: Bridging the Cultural Divide, pt. 2

This is the second of an 18-part series that explores our deep cultural divide and offers 10 suggestions about how we can contribute to bridging the divide. By Dr. Denise R. Ames Suggestion #1: Understanding Others, pt. 1 Understanding worldviews … Continue reading

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