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The Arrogance of Ignorance

“Why do we have to study these different religions, Mr. Parent? Everybody knows that Jesus Christ is our lord and savior.” There was a stunned silence in the room as my eighth grade students pondered what the boy had just said. Then pandemonium ensued and I had to resort to my bag of teacher tricks to restore order in my social studies class. The boy had been home schooled most

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Lights Out

I don’t have a bucket list. Instead, I try to take advantage of every opportunity for unique adventures that life sends my way. Exhibit A was my trip to the top of the Washington Monument. My work with the Space Foundation had taken me to Washington D.C. smack dab in the middle of Operation Desert Shield. Since it was off-season and people were afraid to fly due to terrorist threats,

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