Monthly Archives: May 2017

Memorial Day: A Time to Honor and Remember

Healthy civilizations remember and honor those who have died serving them. These memorial occasions are also opportune times to reflect on the civilization’s creed—its fundamental values and beliefs. Almost 2450 years ago, Pericles, the great statesman of ancient Athens, did … Continue reading

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Trumperica: Going the Way of Norse Greenland?

(This essay was originally published as “Is America Going the Way of Norse Greenland?” April 30, 2017, on the History News Network [online] http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/165689) Civilizations which make bad decisions about the environment they occupy, cannot sustain themselves over the long … Continue reading

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