When Truth Trumps Power

Hits: 37Watching the Parkland students gives me hope; hope that the powerful cannot prevail when activists have truth on their side. These young people get it. They have a just cause and they are not deterred and they are not distracted by notiriety. Fox’s Laura Ingraham takes a week break amid fallout from Parkland tweet,...

True Compassion, True Leadership

Hits: 40 On Palm Sunday, pope urges youth to raise their voices Pope Francis on Palm Sunday urged young people not to be silent and let their voices be heard, even in the face of corrupt or silent elders. The pope’s message comes on the heels of a meeting of young Catholics who told the...

Will March for Our Lives be Different?

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Dissonance

Hits: 50Her callous dispatch dictates his mind call the question. He asks, “Time to call upon the dark or consent to the dimly lit”?   One a conversant but slow demise, the other a precarious proposition; His ache pleads for merciful end, equivocal fate dictates pause. Choice certain of consequence, yet uncertain of nature; As...

Bayesian Interpretation of After-life

Hits: 12I have been working on this problem for quite some time with students and colleagues. This is the first in a series that I will be presenting for discussion and critique. Simply put Bayes’ theorem (alternatively Bayes’ law or Bayes’ rule) describes the probability of an event, based on prior knowledge of conditions that...

Choices

Hits: 64 Hobbled by an unfortunate mind dared by query; Better to call the dark or confess the dimly lit? One a conversant but slow demise, the other a precarious proposition; Unrelenting pain imposes choice, uncertain fate summons pause;   Better to calm the consigned or call for their clemency? Relief versus obligation vie for...