Abraham Lincoln On Keeping One’s Mouth Shut – The Current Presidential Race

The summer presidential election serge is over and some of the GOP candidates have made great headway particularly since the debate on September 16, 2015. In the September 28, 2015 NBC/Wall Street Journal latest polls there is a great deal to reflect upon. That poll predicts that in the general election Donald Trump would lose …

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The Leadership Ethic of Pontius Pilate – Expediency and Utility

I was once asked to be on a panel with Bishop Janice Huie to discuss the place of religion and spirituality in higher education and particularly liberal arts education and colleges. I was honored and nervous. As a college president I had ideas, but I am not a biblical scholar or expert like her. Fortunately …

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A Physics and Philosophy of the Mind Football Question

A physics and philosophy of the mind football question: I am sure you have heard that the New England Patriots have been found to have deflated the footballs in the game Sunday -by some reports 2 pounds of air pressure - to throw off the Colts and to give the Patriots the edge in winning …

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Why Football was a Four Letter Word at Hendrix and Now it’s a Cause for Celebration…Sort Of

The Washington Post ran an article about Hendrix College, a small liberal arts college in Arkansas starting Division III football. Hendrix College, according to the longtime education editor of the New York Times in his posthumously published book, Colleges That Change Lives, casts a long distinguished shadow across the national academic horizon in American. I …

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