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NATURAL AND HUMAN-MADE DISASTERS:

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Disasters:  “More than a Word” by  Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. 1. Distant Disasters The word “disasters” has become much more than a word as humanity becomes aware of the numerous natural, human-made, and human-facilitated disasters in our times.  In distant … Continue reading

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Where does honor lie?

Today, Memorial Day 2015, I commemorate what the United States could have been and still could be. The participation of colonists (invaders) from abroad in the near genocide of the native peoples did not make the United States great, let … Continue reading

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Operation Shanghai

  According to the New World Encyclopedia, psychological warfare involves using propaganda or similar methods to demoralize an enemy and ensure victory, possibly without physical violence. Modern examples include the U.S. spreading leaflets over Japan during WWII and more recently … Continue reading

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Humanitarian intervention and war (Just war, Part 2)

[Editor’s note: This is the second in the series on just war by Dr. Michael Corgan.] The anguish for leaders of countries is never about right versus wrong. It’s usually about bad versus worse or right versus right. Nowhere is … Continue reading

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