In my MBA ethics class, a student raised the matter of Muslim women covering their faces. A lively discussion ensued, with nearly all agreeing that it was a woman’s religious right to cover their face, if they so wished but perhaps not so if she were forced. This discussion comes in the context of this …
The Amnesty International chapter that I helped found and direct since 1976 has a new infusion—a half-dozen students from Hofstra, an impressive a group of young people as you are going to meet anywhere. They are enthusiastic, committed, smart and fun. Having them involved is like getting a shot of Geritol.
The Lost Art of Happiness is being republished by Prometheus Books in an expanded edition sometime in late 2010. Finally, it will be generally available in bookstores and on the Internet.
The answer to Newsday’s 4/14/10 Cryptoquote is “There is always a way to be honest without being brutal.” Arthur Dobrin