Back to 2001

Spring 2001

Back to 2001

Dan Cloer

Stanley Kubricks influential movie molded expectations about the year 2001. The reality hasnt lived up to the promise. 

Can Civilization Collapse?

Spring 2001

Can Civilization Collapse?

David Hulme

Can civilization collapse? It has before. It can again. But that’s not the end of the story.

Insight: Technology's Tower

Spring 2001

Technology’s Tower

David Hulme

It seems that nothing is beyond our reach when it comes to conquering the physical world, but we’re at a loss to deal with moral questions. 

Biography: Bill Gates

Winter 2001

Bill Gates: Pioneering Capitalist

Donald R. Hornsby

Pioneering genius, quintessential capitalist and one of the richest men in the world, Bill Gates has left his mark on the 20th century.

Biography: Johann Gutenberg: Adventure and Art

Winter 2001

Johann Gutenberg: Adventure and Art

Robyn Page

As a result of Gutenburg’s invention, books could be printed cheaply and in huge numbers. Thus he touched off a knowledge explosion.

Advancing Toward the Moral Brink

Winter 2001

Advancing Toward the Moral Brink

David F. Lloyd

Modern science is nudging us ever closer to a moral precipice. But can science serve as the arbiter of moral and ethical standards?

The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 5: A Platform of Truth

Winter 2001

The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 5

A Platform of Truth

David Hulme

At the heart of one of the most famous oratories of all time lie enduring values and principles that can lift us out of today’s maze of moral confusion.

Turbulence and Anxiety

Winter 2001

Turbulence and Anxiety

David Hulme

Despite the end of the Cold War, the world has become a far more turbulent place. 

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