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What are Worldviews, Part 2

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Why can’t we just get along? That is a question I have been working on in my new book, Divided: Colliding Ways We See the World. In the rest of the February blogs, I thought … Continue reading

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What are worldviews? Part 1

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Why can’t we just get along? That is a question I have been working on in my new book, Divided: Colliding Ways We See the World. In the rest of the February blogs, I thought … Continue reading

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Hope Amidst Instability: A School in El Salvador, Amun Shea

by Dr. Denise R. Ames I would like to turn in this third blog in the series to a more uplifting topic than organized crime: the work of a non-profit school in El Salvador, Amun Shea. Amún Shéa is located … Continue reading

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Hope Amidst Instability: The Immigration Debate, Organized Crime, and a School in El Salvador

by Dr. Denise R. Ames  The government shut down, the longest in our nation’s history, has weighed on me as I struggle to understand the reasons for it. To me, it serves as an example of the deep cultural divide … Continue reading

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Why Are We Divided? Part 2

Second part of the Why Are We Divided blog series An Unsustainable American Dream Actually, the American Dream, like a giant Ponzi scheme, has always been unsustainable and untenable. It has finally reached the point where it can no longer … Continue reading

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Why are We a Divided Nation? Part 1

Why can’t we get along? As a nation we may be torn apart because we cannot answer this question. Along with our environmental tragedy, I believe this is the most pressing issue we are facing. It behooves all of us … Continue reading

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Respecting Mother Earth: A Plea from the Teyuna People, Part 3

by Denise R. Ames This is the last installment of a blog about the Teyuna mamos and zagas, spiritual leaders of the Arhuaco, Kankuamo, Kogi and Wiwi people of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region of Colombia. They were … Continue reading

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