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June 2011 Blog Posts (3)

The lessons of history edited by MJB from a lecture by Prof. Fears U of OK.

The lessons of history

 

1) Despite the importance of doing so, we do not learn from history.  (those that do not learn the lessons of the past are doomed to repeat them.)

 

2) Science and technology cannot immunize us from history's lessons.  (see Carl Sagan and the dangers of 21st century technology v 14 century mindset)

 

3) Freedom, which Americans believe is longed for by people worldwide, is not a globally shared value. By contrast, desire for…

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Added by Mark J Biberg on June 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Our stories

we keep each other alive with our stories. We need to share them, as much as we need to share food. We also require for our health the presence of good companions. One of the most extraordinary things about the land is- that it knows this- and it compels language from some of us so that as a community we may converse about this or that place, and speak of the need.

Barry Lopez

Sense of Place

Arctic Dreams

Added by Mark J Biberg on June 9, 2011 at 10:11am — No Comments

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Added by Deborah Merriner on June 2, 2011 at 10:17pm — No Comments

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