To some, the very idea of optimism seems peculiarly American. In fact, the concept was German, the word was French, and the trait precedes nations altogether: it is baked into our DNA
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Soulless Empires and Nameless Massacres Mahatma Gandhi said that empires and states represented violence in a concentrated form, and that they were soulless and could never be weaned from violence to which they owed their very existence. His words came to mind when it was reported that a U.S.-led NATO air strike killed four civilians-including […]
Ellen DeGeneres is excited about joining “American Idol” as a judge, and hopes fans won’t see her as the “evil” person who stole Paula Abdul’s job. The 51-year-old comedian will replace Abdul when the singing competition resumes for a ninth year in January