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Fatally Flawed Second Amendment

By Barry Gan |

Gun rights advocates rest their case heavily on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, insisting that the Second Amendment gives people the right to keep and bear arms. They are mistaken in their claim. Justice Anthony Scalia, writing the majority opinion in District of Columbia v. Heller, acknowledges this when he writes: “The very…

On Communication and Appreciation

By Tom H. Hastings |

“Most of the really confident people I met were actually rather stupid.” —John Cleese, So anyway… We lost the developer of nonviolent communication this year, Marshall Rosenberg (1934-2015), a man focused on how we can more effectively help wend our way through our conflicts with others—but without engendering more hurt along the way. Rosenberg acted…