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My Business Ethics professor sums it up

As an aside to discussing recent population shifts in America in general: “It’s fascinating that after all this country has gone through regarding minority acceptance … we still have emphatic debates about the Civil War and whether Lincoln wanted to … Continue reading

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Would Lincoln’s original First Inaugural Address have been the better one?

Lincoln’s first inaugural address has been much recounted and recanted in the last few days.  Most of us are familiar with the story of him having written a draft in Springfield, being careful not to give away too much of … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s understanding of secession, Part 2

Yesterday, I spoke to Abraham Lincoln’s understanding of perspective, but that was only a set-up.  150 years ago today, Lincoln was in Trenton, NJ, where for the first time, in a speech in the Statehouse to the NJ General Assembly, … Continue reading

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Lincoln understood why the South seceded

What’s that you say? The suggestion that Lincoln upheld right of revolution is nothing new because we are all aware of his 1848 Congressional speech on the Mexican War?  Well, I’d say it’s not the same. Supporting his party coalition … Continue reading

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