John Milton

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Prairie Lights: Truth, if it even shows up, doesn’t always win


Listening to late-night radio for about five minutes the other night, I heard something I can’t get out of my head. The host of the show was talking to an “expert” of some kind, who had alarming things to say about the fate of the Earth in light of experiments underway at CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Prairie Lights: Trying to do the right thing in crazy times


When my youngest daughter was in junior high or high school, I said something to her about a major episode of World War II. I was surprised that she hadn’t heard of it. “They never taught us about the war,” she said. “All we heard about was the Holocaust.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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