Alan Race Interview with Leonard Swidler

Alan Race Interview with Leonard Swidler

A. You have been involved in dialogue for over 40 years – what inspired you to get involved in the first place? I am the son of parents who were like the subject of a 1930s radio program coming out of New York called “Abie’s Irish Rose,” which was a comedy about...
I Just Don’t Cry

I Just Don’t Cry

It’s November 15, 1966 just after our offensive attack “Operation Attleboro” near Tai Ninh in South Vietnam. I am a helicopter pilot and my Assault Helicopter Company has just completed a combat assault dropping 80 ground soldiers in to a very “hot” landing Zone (LZ)....
The Human Phenomenon

The Human Phenomenon

THE HUMAN PHENOMENON Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. A Portion Briefly Presented and Commented on by  Leonard Swidler ([email protected]) [From my reading of Teilhard’s Magnum Opus: The Phenomenon of Man, 1958 edition.] The nihil obstat (that is, the official no...
Career Reboot…Where do I Fit?

Career Reboot…Where do I Fit?

Who am I?…what do I really love and want to do? How did I get to where I am now? But I’ve changed, haven’t I?…So where do I go from here? Defining yourself is an ongoing life process of personal experience, including family expectations and behavior, the...