Category Archives: Opinions

Ignorance, Lack Of Empathy And Prejudice Leads To Terrorism

Terrorism never starts suddenly in a vacuum or out of the blue.  No, it starts by ignorance, lack of empathy, and prejudice that grows into intolerance for those different from you. They could have a different color of skin, a different nationality,  a different religion, different sexual orientation or a different ethnicity. Prejudice mixed with scapegoating… Read More »

Tolerance; Key Towards Harmony and Peace

 I have been shocked and disturbed by the degree of vile hate fueled  diatribes spewed daily in social media during the American presidential campaign of 2016. Thank God, this election will soon be over, but fearful that the need for mob propagated hatred and revenge  will continue. Tolerance is a key component towards harmony within… Read More »

Eugene Delacroix Wrestled With More Than Angels

Eugene Delacroix was described by his friend Charles Baudelaire as “a volcanic crater artfully concealed behind bouquets of flowers”.  He remains in many ways an enigma, where  his personality and inner life can be drawn from his art, his tragic childhood losses, and  conjectured by reading the correspondence to various persons during his lifetime. This… Read More »