Cultural Symbols: 121 Years After Wounded Knee

121 years ago yesterday the massacre at Wounded Knee took place.  December 29, 1890.  By the time it was over, at least 150 men, women, and children of the Lakota Sioux had been killed and 51 wounded, though some estimates placed the number of dead at 300. And this anniversary got me thinking, for a […]

It’s the End of the World as We Know It.

The end of the world is at hand!  Again.  Harold Camping’s predictions for the end of the world were wrong back in May, but October 21st is now the official new date.  Brother Camping , having done some recalculation recently told his followers this: “Thus we can be sure that the whole world, with the […]