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A Populist Worldview, Part I

A new worldview is emerging! Worldviews have been on my mind lately. I am just finishing up a short book entitled Five Worldviews: The Way We See the World. In this book I describe five worldviews that I have been … Continue reading

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Reviving Local Traditions in Arles, France

I have a new gig! I am an occasional cruise ship lecturer. My first cruise destination was sailing along the Mediterranean coast. The cruise ship was luxurious, by all definitions of luxury. But I am not writing these blogs to … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo: The Yacht Epicenter of the Upper 1%

The sky was a refreshing azure blue that the French Riviera claims as its very own color. The waves lapped at the sides of the yachts lounging by a stretch of harbor clinging to the sharp incline from the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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Why Donald Trump is America’s President-Elect: A Cultural Look

Like so many of you, I was stunned by the recent election! Crushed I said, destroyed were my daughter’s feelings, and my son was in disbelief. I was an ardent Hillary Clinton supporter and eager for a woman president. What … Continue reading

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Worldviews: How We See the World, Part 4

As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. The Center for Global Awareness is pleased to announce a forthcoming conversation program to enhance global awareness for adult learners called GRASP (Global Awareness Adult Study Program). GRASP’s mission is to … Continue reading

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Twins and the Next Generation

Dr. Denise R. Ames “Twins,” I screeched. This was my first reaction to the news that my daughter, Mia, was pregnant with twins. She told me the news that she was pregnant a few months earlier but she wanted to … Continue reading

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Rigoberta Menchu: Becoming an Indigenous Activist (Part II)

Excerpted from Dr. Ames’ recently released book Human Rights: Towards a Global Values System. “We Indians never do anything which goes against the laws of our ancestors.” – Rigoberta Menchu Rigoberta Menchu’s harrowing story spans her childhood growing up poor … Continue reading

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