Tag Archives: Susan Neiman

Two books for thinking about Chile’s devestating magnitude 8.8 earthquake this morning

See here and here.

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Irony, Contingency, Solidarity: It’s Not Easy Being Green—Especially in Iran

Perhaps you’ve noticed that Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, was opposed in the recent election by a man with rather bold and outspoken followers who had a particular fondness for green. In fact, you may have observed that there’s a lot of … Continue reading

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Quote of the day–with a picture link

Susan Neiman, in her book, “Moral Clarity,” writes of America with regards to the Enlightenment: Fragonard’s painting of Ben Franklin, commanding both lightening and justice in a cloud of biblical and Roman references, left no doubt about where the power … Continue reading

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