Tag: History

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What's In A Name?

Mount Everest, or Chomolungma? Peak XV was renamed "Everest" in 1856, after it was discovered to be the highest in the world. But, did the renaming not only ignore history, but also leave something behind?

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Trapped by Our History

In 1962, James Baldwin wrote that many Americans are "trapped in a history they do not understand." How do we understand our history, especially one so tortured and tough as ours?

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Significant Insignificance

Pondering our significance (or not) in the span of space and time under the Geminids meteor shower.

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A Call for Courage

The K2 expedition of 1953 was a lesson in teamwork and courage, and hold many messages for us to draw upon today.

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