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Created: September 8, 2005; September 18, 2005
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Index of Topics on Site Index of My World and Weclome to It,
in Reverse Chronological Order, Fall 2005

for Spring 2005 see Spring 2005 Letters to My Students: jeanne's World and Welcome to It

  • My World on August 21: Illocutionary Obligations Topic of the Week for this issue.
  • My World on August 14: The New American Century
  • My World on August 10, 2005: So Easy to Remain Unaware

  • Is There a Minister, er Rabbi, er Buddhist in the House? Church Attendance: My World on May 19, 2005. On the Air Force Academy and the exclusion of Other religions. In response to Miko. jeanne

  • Imaginative Activism: My World on May 18, 2005 On the Devil and Lilith.

  • Christian Behavior and the Homeless: My World on May 17, 2005. I talk about how to get an A in this blog. jeanne

  • To Laugh or Cry? My World on May 16, 2005 A brief analysis of why we laugh at posters like that of Condi as the leader of the armed services.

  • Our Expectations Deceive Us: It's a Dinosaur. My World and Welcome to It on May 13, 2005 Reminds us of how even pictures are distorted to meet our expectations. Perspective is a fact of life.

  • Scenes of Heaven and Earth "Adamu Tesfaw, a former priest in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, paints visions spiritual and secular."

  • The Social Context of Learning: My World on May 9, 2005 Consider the two examples given in the article in terms of their lifespace impact. The rich are taught to rule. The poor are taught to work or perform. Backup. I'll include a discussion of this tomorrow in my blog. jeanne
  • So Easy to Remain Unaware: My World on May 8, 2005 The fast track, supermom phenomenon affects us all. We have do much to do there is little discretionary time in which to think deeply about the extent to which we are observing our own value system. On religion. On gender.
  • When Power Silences the Other: My World on May 7, 2005 The Pope continues with his plans and fires a liberal Jesuit priest who objected to the church's insistence upon the "supremacy of Catholicism." Another issue in contemporary humanity.
  • The Trouble with Certainty in Politics, in Jusrisprudence, in Life: My World on May 6, 2005. On answerability and freedom and knowingness.
  • Issues in Contemporary Humanity: My World on April 26, 2005. On Love 1A, and how most of us need to learn it.
  • Issues in Contemporary Christianity: My World on April 25, 2005 On the Pope and colonization and exploitation and women's roles and social justice in face of orthodoxy and obedience.
  • Issues in Contemporary Islam: My World on April 20, 2005 On PBS' presentation of Death of a Princess.

  • Issues in Contemporary Humanity: My World on April 26, 2005. On Love 1A, and how most of us need to learn it.
  • Issues in Contemporary Christianity: My World on April 25, 2005 On the Pope and colonization and exploitation and women's roles and social justice in face of orthodoxy and obedience.
  • Issues in Contemporary Islam: My World on April 20, 2005 On PBS' presentation of Death of a Princess.
  • jeanne's first version of Me, Too Me, Too. Where's Mine? My World on April 11, 2005 For goodness' sakes please read what I'm trying to do with the grades. I can only go so fast. I know you want your grades. That's why I'm trying to build these templates to get them to you. jeanne
  • jeanne's world on April 11, 2005Responded to Jason on Clear Channel and censorship for Pay TV.
  • jeanne's world on April 10, 2005 More on God Is Dead - NOT and Murakami's "Little Boy"
  • jeanne's world on April 9, 2005 On interpretation and religion.
  • jeanne's world on April 8, 2005 Please read for continuing discussion on rappers and values and the young. jeanne
  • jeanne's world on April 7, 2005. News about putting up grades for independent study. Don't miss it. jeanne
  • Jeanne's daily blog I'm following Armando Garcia's suggestion and adding to my lectures a daily blog on my responses to current events and my need to tie them into our theory and discussions. First entry: April 6, 2005. Format for the file is jblog for jeanne's blog, then day, month, year with two digits each. So today's blog is jblog060405 for April 6, 2005.

    Blogs as Sources

  • Semantic Restructuring Discovering its shape, like Habermas.org. " Semantic Restructuring is the pursuit of enlightenment, enlivenment, empowerment through the creative re-arranging of the building blocks of meaning. For a better description, Start Here. A Robert Thomas ("beau") Hayes Link from Message No. 4791 on transform_dom.

  • The Village Gate "(formerly The Right Christians): where religious progressives gather." I discovered this site by following a link on Judge Janice Rogers Brown. I'll post more on it soon. jeanne

  • Crooked Timber A blog by academicians. Includes a student blog. Name from: "Out of the crooked timber of humanity no straight thing can ever be made." Immanuel Kant [1784] .
    [Crooked timber is a g]roup current affairs blog which doesn't have an About page for reference but is varied and intelligent. One of the comments on John Peel's death quotes Auden:

    As the poets have mournfully sung, Death takes the innocent young, The rolling-in-money, The screamingly-funny, And those who are very well hung.

    The number of blogs linked to and a feature on a feature on the Technorati top blogs raises the question of how voices get lost or found in the throng? Shouldn't a successful blog be one of clear interests, whether by single or multiple author? Crooked Timber appears to be a sounding-off journal by academics. Or is it? And yet it is highly ranked by Technorati. What is unusual is the frequency of entries.

    William H. Auden is one of my favorite poets and one of my heroes, so I couldn't resist quoting this. I'll locate the student blog. But Yahoo transform_dom is providing us with one. By the way, Auden was gay. Just in case someone wants to enter a discussion about the secular or religious prerogative to deny homosexuality. It's not about sex. It's about humanity. jeanne



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