From the INTRODUCTION:
"A major emergency affecting a large number of people may occur anytime and anywhere.
It may be a peacetime disaster such as a flood, tornado, fire, hurricane, blizzard... More > or earthquake.
It could be an enemy nuclear attack on the United States.
In any type of general disaster, lives can be saved if people are prepared for the emergency, and know what actions to
take when it occurs.
With the aid of Federal and State governments, cities and counties in all parts of the country are developing their local civil defense systems--the fallout shelters, supporting equipment and emergency plans needed to reduce the loss of life from an enemy attack."< Less
This report focuses on the government‘s efforts to enforce federal civil rights laws with respect to peer-to-peer violence based on race, national origin, sex, disability, religion, and sexual... More > orientation or gender identity. The Commission examined the nature and incidence of peer-to-peer violence in public K-12 schools and studied the types of peer-to-peer violence faced by students, as well as the effects of such violence. The Commission further reviewed the policies and procedures employed by the United States Departments of Education and Justice in enforcing prohibitions against peer-to-peer violence. The Commission, by majority vote, concluded that bullying and harassment, including bullying and harassment based on sex, race, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or religion, are harmful to American youth, and developed findings and recommendations to address the problem, including the following recommendations:< Less
'The Dialectics of Civilization' continues the dialectical analysis of civilization and, in a broader sense, of the evolutionary process from where it left off in 'The Dialectics of Synthetic... More > Attraction', the author's previous book, and achieves not only enhanced certitude from a greater comprehensiveness of axial and other factors, but also embraces a well-nigh definitive insight into the distinctions between Space and Time which should leave the reader in no doubt as to the path that leads to Eternity and, hence, to the resolution of the historical process, as Hegel would say, by what transcends it from a hegemonic standpoint. Unlike Hegel, Marx, Spengler, and other historical dialecticians, however, this thesis is firmly centred in an idealism that contains its own transcendentalism and would not be possible without a profound insight into metaphysics and the justifications behind a more complete metaphysics than has ever obtained in the historical past.< Less
The American Civil War resulted in over a million US causalities. What if the States could have found a way to resolve their differences other than on the battlefield? Could peaceful solutions have... More > been found for the conflicts between States Rights versus the Federal Government and slavery versus freedom?
Will we one day learn that peace is harder upfront to facilitate and much better in the long run than war? What if there was not an American Civil War? ……….< Less