Category Archives: Respect

The United Nations is Born

By | October 24, 2015

[October 24, 2015]  Seventy years ago on this date the United Nations was born.  And today we’ll see and read a lot in the media about the greatness of the organization, its accomplishments, its ownership by all peoples, and its evenhandedness in crises.  There will also be a few complaints about it for academics to study with the… Read More »

Hero: Edith Cavell

By | September 19, 2015

[August 19, 2015]  Occasionally I write about a real hero here at in order to show those key characteristics they possessed that helped make them who they were; usually in time of war.  Today is no different but it involves a civilian nurse whose execution by firing squad outraged the world during World War One.  Edith Cavell… Read More »