Education

This is the second of two commentaries about Maj. John Baldwin (Ret.) chest surgeon extraordinaire. Wednesday’s commentary talked about Baldwin’s quick thinking and skillful hands as a young resident. This piece story goes back in time to 1951.

In 1951, nuclear testing continued with a … Read More

No. 12

Baseball season begins in just 10 days, and what better way to begin than with a great baseball story. Football may be America’s most popular game, but baseball is forever.

Actually, that’s the title of a new book by former Washington Post columnist and peace … Read More

Last Wednesday, I shared excerpts from two papers written by New Hampshire students on the topic of Ethics and Social Media.

Christofer (pictured above in his final presentation) utilizes insight from another class to help inform his ethical reasoning.

“…during my Communicating Mindfully class … Read More

The use of social media has grown exponentially in the last several years. It’s become an ideal, and in some cases, vital source for reporting everything from emergencies to political uprisings; from coordinating protest marches to connecting with friends and family.

That’s social media’s positive … Read More

The Day I Cheated

Ethics is not about what we say or what we intend, it’s about what we do. This is the heart of integrity – demonstrating a consistency between ethical principle and practice.

While I wrote this commentary more than eight years ago, it’s a story … Read More

Fighting Hate

Four Red Sox fans were removed from Fenway Park in Boston last night after they unfurled a large banner over the Green Monster which read, “Racism is as American as Baseball.”

In an anonymous e-mail statement, one of the protestors wrote: “We are a group … Read More

During the month of August, comfortably ensconced in my “cone of silence,” I spent most of the time reading a variety of books. While all of them speak to various ethical values, many of the authors were simply good storytellers.

After listening to an interview … Read More