What do we know for sure? What do we not know?

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Title

The History Teacher

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Reading

Overview

In his 2002 book, Sailing Alone around the Room, renowned modern poet Billy Collins presents us with a poem that examines our reliance on leaders for protection as well as for…

Title

Learning the Trees

Type

Reading

Overview

Twice appointed American poet laureate, Howard Nemerov (1920-1991) grew up in New York City. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, and after the war he…

Title

Rationally Selfish: Why I Don’t Recycle

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Video

Overview

The video, “Rationally Selfish: Why I Don’t Recycle” by Dr. Diana Hsieh was posted on Youtube on June 8, 2011 as part of her “Rationally Selfish” webcast. This clip shows…

Title

The Lunch Date

Type

Video

Overview

This Oscar-winning short film from 1989 tells the story of a wealthy white woman whose goal is to catch a train. The story is simple and done with very little…