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Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Six. The Students

Once Inspiring, Students Became a Downdraft! Teaching was an artform for me.  Early in my career, I gave up opportunities to advance to administrative positions because I loved being in the classroom.  Student discussions were vibrant.  Cracking open a window to other cultures … Continue reading

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Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Four. Part Two!

A Bag of Nails and a Hammer Prelude Retirement gives you time to think.  As I look back upon the bureaucrats and professors who were essentially my enemies, I wonder if they were threatened by Religious Studies?  So many on … Continue reading

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Mid-Twentieth Century Blues. Chapter Four, Part One.

Inescapable Institutional Violence   “For the beauty of strong courageous women is ugly by misogynist standards of “beauty.”      Mary Daly  Prelude Sometimes you get caught up in a cause or a battle and you cannot step away from … Continue reading

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Students Were Afraid to Learn About Other Religions!

The Classroom Became a War Zone! Excerpt from Final Exam Jihad.  An Opportunity for Loneliness.  “You and Me” We started together, you and me.  We were new on campus.  We found new friends and faced new challenges.  Some of us … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Professor!

A Friend of Mine Passed Away the Other Day Darlene (not her real name) was from Malaysia.  She had made her way to Australia where she worked to obtain her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems.  When she passed, she was … Continue reading

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Greedy Universities Promote “Open” Admissions

Open Admissions Harms Everyone at the University These days almost everything is measured by the “almighty” dollar.  Money is always the first value when considering health, children, war, epidemics, development of drugs to save people, and more.  It seems as … Continue reading

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Students Who Should Not Enroll in College!

Disruptive Students Ruin the College Learning Environment Today almost anyone can go to college.  Federal, state, and college loan programs make obtaining an education a reality.  What a deal!  When I entered college, we had to compete academically in order … Continue reading

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