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Lessons of Tolerance From Another World

Lessons of Tolerance From Another World

If I were asked to describe in words the entirety of Georgetown’s campus life, I doubt that I’d ever be able to stop writing. The university is home to a hodgepodge of cultures that are continually encountering and adapting to each other. The community is passionate and motivated; each person[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

"Speaker For the Dead" by Orson Scott Card

Speaking Out For True Identities

“Ender was a destroyer, but what he destroyed was illusion, and the illusion had to die. Somehow this ancient man is able to see the truth and it doesn’t blind his eyes or drive him mad. I must listen to this voice and let its power come to me so[Read More…]

by July 14, 2014 1 comment Guide - Top, Guide Columns

"Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card

Education and the Pressure to Grow Up

Imagine a world where every day you have to worry about the threat of a second alien invasion. Military officials plug a monitor into the back of your neck and watch your every move from a remote distance. If you pass their test of personality and intelligence, you’re whisked away[Read More…]

by June 30, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide