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The Age of American Unreason

The Age of American Unreason By Susan Jacoby, 2009 Jacoby writes about anti-intellectualism in America. She was inspired by the book Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter, which was published in 1963. Jacoby points out that more than half … Continue reading

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The Great Peace March

The Great Peace March Holly Near, 1986 Katherine Hendrix from the Los Angeles Times Wrote: “The Vision that on March 1, 1986 5,000 Americans would set out on foot from Los Angeles for Washington, walking across the country for global … Continue reading

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Nothing Will Come Of Nothing

Nothing Will Come of Nothing Cari Gilkison, Critical Writing Winter 1995   “Nothing will come of nothing,” (1.1.90) In Shakespeare’s King Lear we see how empty words and empty deeds will end up amounting to nothing.  The emptiness and greed … Continue reading

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