PBS’ flickering “Human Spark”

Narrator Alan Alda, makes a feeble attempt to make us feel good about defiling the world in the recent PSB video, “The Human Spark” that shows us we have two brain functions–insight and imagination–that separate us from (other)animals.Wrong. I know many non-human animals with insight and imagination capabilities equal to, if not superior to ours. […]

Although this post is for the weak at heart, it might be too gritty for the weak at heart to read.

Rod Lurie says in his online Huffingtonpost article that the film, “The Reader,” is a denial of the accountability and memorability of the Nazi’s industrialized slaughter of Jews during the Holocaust. As if there is only one holocaust we should be concerned about. Which brings to my mind and heart, Abe Lincoln’s beautiful concern for […]