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Human Rights Day helps define the dignity and worth of everyone

Finding solutions for deep-rooted discrimination “Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains. Those who think themselves the masters of others are indeed greater slaves than they.” —Jean-Jacques Rousseau The “Social Contract” of The Enlightenment suggested a new paradigm of freedoms by which modern republics would formulate levels of evidentiary  “truths” of independence […]

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A shady side of war: The death of ‘Captain Midnight’

Fifty years later, a wartime killing haunts the survivor It was Dec. 22, 1967. Christmas rapidly approached, as Private First Class Calvin Touchstone and a planeload of Army recruits sped westward, the holidays were a time of apprehension. Leaving the States for a foreign country right before Christmas is depressing enough. Arriving before Christmas in […]

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A shady side of war: The death of ‘Captain Midnight’

Fifty years later, a wartime killing haunts the survivor It was Dec. 22, 1967. Christmas rapidly approached, as Private First Class Calvin Touchstone and a planeload of Army recruits sped westward, the holidays were a time of apprehension. Leaving the States for a foreign country right before Christmas is depressing enough. Arriving before Christmas in […]