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 By James J. Jackson    Columns    August 14, 2012

Compromised principles may cost you dearly

Penn State’s beloved long-time winning coach, Joe Paterno was worshipped by many. He taught countless young men to excel on the football field, and pushed them to excel academically. He was a role model to many, and Penn State University took...

 
 By James J. Jackson    Columns    June 20, 2011

Please think before tossing around the hypocrisy label

The recent admission by Arnold Schwarzenegger that he fathered a child with a household employee, has sparked many emotions, from anger, to indignation to indifference. Political pundits were quick to shout, ‘Hypocrisy!’, declaring that...

 
 By James J. Jackson    Columns    April 5, 2010

Mankind’s futile quest for self-absolution

From time to time, a phrase, title or label will come to mind that seems so bizarre that I convince myself that it is a figment of my imagination, rather than a factoid from my past. It might be a weird song that comes to mind periodically. Often,...