Monthly Archives: October 2012

America’s Religious Past Fades in a Secular Age

Unthinkable to the Founders: One in five Americans today has no religious affiliation By David Aikman W A hypothetical Martian with a deep interest in America’s political and cultural history would be surprised and perhaps amused at the religious composition of those running in the current presidential campaign. The incumbent president is an adult convert […]

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Virtue for the Week: Righteousness

Righteousness is living by a code of moral rectitude. It is practicing impeccable integrity in light of what we know is right. We don’t allow the fads of the day to sway us from doing the right thing. Nor do we stand in judgment of others. Righteousness is one thing. Self-righteousness is another. We don’t […]

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UTS Alumni Meeting in CT, Friday November 2nd

Join fellow UTS alumni from the Bridgeport, CT area for a networking dinner on Friday, November 2nd. Family members and guests of alumni are welcome. Location, The Hauer’s Home 545 W McKinley Ave Bridgeport, CT Confirm your attendance by emailing  Josie Hauer. Check with her about food arrangements. [email protected] Draft Program 6:30pm Welcome / Appetizers / […]

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Report: The Psychology of the Creative Self and the Recovery of Virtues by Derek Dey (UTS’

Presented on Saturday 20th October 2012. cell-neuron-protoconsciousness In attendance were 20 guests including one student of psychology and communication and another studying quantum theories. We had two brothers from the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints and the rest of the participants …

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Quote of the Week: C.S.Lewis

You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. -C.S. Lewis

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White Plains, NY Alumni meeting-Friday 26th

We had some terrific conversation in our Westchester area Alumni Networking Meeting last night. Richard Panzer joined us and shared some interesting developments for UTS and the Barrytown College project. Theodore Shimmyo shared some of his experiences trying to advance the goals of UTS while he was president. The rest of us reflected on …

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UTS Alumni Networking in White Plains, NY on Fri Oct 26th

Friday Oct 26th, 2012 7:00pm – 9:00pm Sam’s of Gedney Way 50 Gedney Way White Plains, NY 10605 Join fellow alumni from the lower Hudson Valley region (NY) for a networking dinner. All are welcome. Dinner cost is approx $30 depending on choices from menu. Space is limited, so reserve early!Make your reservation …

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UTS Alumni Networking in CT on Friday, November 2

Join fellow UTS alumni from the Bridgeport, CT area for a networking dinner on Friday, November 2nd. Family members and guests of alumni are welcome. Location, The Hauer’s Home 545 W McKinley Ave Bridgeport, CT Pick an option for this dinner,  make it your own style: Pot Luck dinner – please bring a dish Bring […]

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Virtue for the Week: Consideration

Consideration is giving careful thought to the needs of others. It is also holding a decision in a contemplative and thoughtful way. We mindfully consider what will result from our choices before we act. We speak with gentleness and tact. We care about others and their feelings. We carefully observe their preferences and needs, then […]

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On Demonisation by William Haines (UTS’92)

[First published and in circulation in February and March 2011] Dear friends (and friends of friends), these are a couple of slightly edited notes I wrote recently to people attending a European leaders meeting last week (February 2011). I uncharacteristically attended myself  (I generally don’t ‘do’ meetings but this one was in Prague and so […]

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