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Quote of the Week: Hugo

Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime. ~Victor Hugo

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Why Germans Work Fewer Hours But Produce More: A Study In Culture ~ curated by Robin Graham (UTS’80)

When many Americans think of Germany, images of WWII soldiers and Hitler often come to mind. But what many people don’t realize is that Germany is the industrial powerhouse of Europe, and is a leading manufacturer of goods for export to developing Asian nations. We don’t …

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The Third Way ~ curated by Tom Cutts (UTS’83)

The Third Way: Homosexuality and the Catholic Church. A 40-minute documentary film focusing on the Catholic Church’s teachings regarding Homosexuality. “Original Sin for all of us, for every human being on this planet, has disoriented our desires. We often find ourselves hungry for things that do not satisfy the ache.” http://vimeo.com/93079367

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A Workable Plan to Fulfill the Three Blessings and Create an Ideal World ~ Graham Lester (UTS’92)

This brief essay will demonstrate a workable approach based on a few simple principles through which the three blessings can be fulfilled and an ideal world can actually be built. This is the only approach that will work, so pay attention! I take as my starting …

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K-Dramas and the Global Reach of Korean Popular Culture

Unificationists were among the first binge-watchers in the world. Well before our era of watching multiple episodes of a previously aired TV show, many of us became consumed with enjoying Korean historical dramas (saeguks) at night. A lot of us started with DVDs of episodes of 

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Half Of Brits Say Religion Does More Harm Than Good, And Atheists Can Be Just As Moral ~curated by Graham Lester (UTS’92)

Britain is changing, becoming more multicultural and secular. Is religion changing too? Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is running its Beyond Beliefseries, profiling remarkable Britons who’ve taken on their faith to create a force for change.   More than half of Britons believe that religion does more …

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Alluha Akba ~ Lewis Rayapen Ph.D. (UTS’78)

Sunnis are muslims who claim to follow the tradition of the prophet Mohammad, his hadiths (sayings) and the first three caliphs as his legitimate successors. They distinguish themselves from Shias who regard Ali, son-in-law of the prophet, as the sole legitimate successor.  The Sunnis who battle to establish the Islamic State prefer to be known […]

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An Open Letter to African-American Pastors (and everyone else) ~ Bruce Sutchar (UTS’85)

Let me first say that my parents regarded Franklin Roosevelt as only slightly short of being the Messiah, for rescuing America from depression.  As a result they voted for every Democrat from him, through his “younger brother” Adlai Stevenson, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Bill Clinton and …

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Virtue for the Week: Generosity

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The 10 Principles of Organizational DNA ~ curated by Robin Graham (UTS’80)

Anyone who’s celebrated a significant work anniversary knows just how a company can change over the years—who has a seat at the table, what customers expect, the most coveted skills. But there’s just as much that stays the same: what your brand stands for, the shared …

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