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The Christmas Truce, climate change, and the better angels of our nature: a Christmas Eve rumination.

How an impromptu cease-fire in World War I has implications for how we, as individuals and a society, can sometimes make better choices.

By |2019-12-23T15:01:12-08:00December 24th, 2019|Climate Change, History|6 Comments

When unreal worlds collapse: “Downfall” (Der Untergang), denial and disaster.

"Downfall," the classic German film about the collapse of the Nazi regime, has much to teach us about the dangers of living in unreal worlds.

By |2019-08-31T15:39:46-08:00September 2nd, 2019|History, Movies|7 Comments