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Human Rights: Happy 71st Birthday!

December is Human Rights Month and December 10 is Human Rights Day. It is observed every year on this day since 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In recognition of this notable achievement, … Continue reading

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Concluding Insights: The Indigenous Worldview, The Indigenous Worldview, Part 17

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Why can’t we just get along? This is a question that I have been working on in my new book, Divided: Colliding Ways We See the World. In the next several posts in this blog … Continue reading

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Modern and Indigenous Psychological Differences: The Indigenous Worldview, Part 10

The Indigenous Worldview, Part 10  by Dr. Denise R. Ames Why can’t we just get along? This is a question that I have been working on in my new book, Divided: Colliding Ways We See the World. In the next … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Whales

In our last blog I wrote about the awe and wonder of touching grey whales and their newborn calves in San Ignacio Lagoon in Baja, Mexico. That in itself is a complete experience, well worth the two day trip south … Continue reading

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A Whale of A Miracle

There’s only one long, narrow, winding road from Tijuana to the southern tip of the skinny peninsula of Baja, Mexico, and it leads to one of the most spectacular encounters with nature that a human can have. My husband, travel … Continue reading

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Religion in South Korea: Korean Blog Series: Part 3

“Koreans never met a religion they didn’t like.” Our tour guide made this pronouncement during my tour of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in November 2014, sponsored by the Academy of Korean Studies. “Well.” I thought “that was an … Continue reading

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Education in South Korea: Korean Blog Series: Part 2

A new year and it’s back to school! Whether you are a student or educator in grades k-12 or higher education, January signals a renewed educational effort. So, I thought it would be the perfect time to write a blog … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan: A Country of Pride and Hope

Uzbekistan today appears to be a thriving country with gold and natural gas resources, some wonderful tourist destinations, a diverse mix of people and tasty food, but it has survived some very hard times throughout the ages.  I described some … Continue reading

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Bhutan, the kingdom of the dragon

Bhutan, the kingdom of the dragon, awaits Roger and me again in October.   As I begin to prepare for this trip with a new group of Roger’s travelers, I wonder if I’m crazy to be journeying through this tiny country … Continue reading

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