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May 6, 2000

Vol.182 / No.16

May 6, 2000

Ronald LandfairMay 06, 2000

I was supposed to be doing research for an academic assignmentyet another paper. I hated the task as soon as I read the syllabus. Seeking additional sources for information, I turned to the World Wide Web. For me, the world of cyber-information created as many diversions as a library card catalog, a

John P. McCarthyMay 06, 2000

The merger of America Online and Time Warner, announced in January and scheduled to close in the fall, is a monumental union by any reckoning. In dollar terms$165 billionit is among the largest corporate mergers ever. And to overstate its importance for the communications and entertainment industrie

Of Many Things
George M. AndersonMay 06, 2000

I’ve already read that, someone answered when I asked whether he had read Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. What did you think of it? Oh, it was so long ago I can’t rememberit was in college, came the answer. Why not read it again, then? A blank look, as if to imply that it would be a waste

Letters
Our readersMay 06, 2000

Bears Bearing ArmsBishop Michael W. Warfel (4/15) really does have a problem if he has an acquaintance who encountered a charging bear with a firearm. Dangerous place, Alaska! Joking aside, the article was great.Victor WhelanMobile, Ala.More Daily BreadThe article by Ron Hansen, My Daily Bread (3/18

Editorials
The EditorsMay 06, 2000

There is a season for everythingfor planting and building, and for uprooting and tearing down. The protesters who swarmed through the streets of Washington, D.C., over the weekend of April 14-16, during the meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, seemed more interested in tear

Books
John A. ColemanMay 06, 2000

Catholic Identity is a sociological study of activist pro-change Catholics It focuses mainly on three groups Dignity which contests the hierarchy rsquo s teaching on the morality of homogenital activity Women rsquo s Ordination ConferenceW O C committed to the ordination of women and Catholic

Books
James T. BretzkeMay 06, 2000

Agere sequitur esse action follows being is the traditional statement of the metaphysical and moral principle that grounds a person rsquo s moral duties and the possibilities in one rsquo s very being Any moral quot ought quot is founded on the quot is quot the given reality of the individu