Obama and the Peace Prize: Ouch!

December 10, 2009

Dear President Obama,

I am still a big supporter & thrilled that you are President. However, your Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech sounded like a more eloquent version of a speech George Bush could have given.

I know that you never made any illusions about your belief that some wars are necessary, but the Nobel Prize occasion should have been an opportunity to express a bigger vision of what’s possible in human relations. We CAN change the world, but it takes people in power, such as yourself, to help change the way nations solve problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Academic Papers!

November 23, 2009

As if my posts weren’t brainy & awkwardly academic sounding to begin with, now you have the opportunity to read my writing at its formal & stilted best! I have added a new box to the right of my posts, entitled, “Academic Peace Papers”. As the name suggests, much of my academic life has been focused on peace and nonviolence. I will periodically add more of my papers to this collection. Read the rest of this entry »

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