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The Progressive Left: Making of a Mythology, Three American Myths, pt. 3

By Dr. Denise R. Ames If you are like me, you are probably wondering what is going on today. I am trying to make sense of the turmoil, uncertainty, and rage. I find it is hard to get clear answers. … Continue reading

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The Progressive Left: Making of a Mythology, Three American Myths, pt. 2

By Dr. Denise R. Ames If you are like me, you are probably wondering what is going on today. I am trying to make sense of the turmoil, uncertainty, and rage. I find it is hard to get clear answers. … Continue reading

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The Progressive Left: Making of a Mythology, pt. 1

By Dr. Denise R. Ames If you are like me, you are probably wondering what is going on today. It seems as though political division is rampant, communities are fraying, and the American middle class is, well, caught in the … Continue reading

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A Time to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events: #9, Five Future Scenarios

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 to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events. #6 What Gives Us Meaning?

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 to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events. #4 Look at the Big Picture

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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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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