Tag Archive: Liberty

Nov 13

Laugh at Liberty Hall

Comedian Henry Cho is coming to perform at Liberty Hall on Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Cho, who is of Korean American descent, was born and raised in Knoxville and went into stand-up comedy in 1986. He often uses his childhood experiences as an Asian-American in the South as a basis for his comedy. Cho’s …

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Aug 07

When personalized becomes predatory: Advertisers set their strategies according to damaging stereotypes.

What do you think of when you hear the words “internet surveillance”? If you’ve been following the news, you might be thinking about the National Security Agency’s PRISM spying program. Or maybe you’re recalling debates about the age-old battle between security and liberty and deciding where to draw the line. That’s not the whole story, …

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Jul 24

America needs a July 4th Seder

Perhaps the major reason Jews have been able to keep their national identity alive for 3,000 years, the last 2,000 of which were nearly all spent dispersed among other nations, is ritual. No national or cultural identity can survive without ritual, even if the group remains in its own country. Americans knew this until the …

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Jun 04

Money still can’t buy happiness: And we finally have a nation that’s taking that reality to heart.

What makes us happy? In America, we’ve been asking this question ever since 1776, the year we declared for “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Back then, Americans seeking more happiness had little more than guesswork to go by. Now we have help: a new science of happiness with years of research findings behind …

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Apr 14

Be careful of your witness

The framers of the U.S. Constitution believed that certain rights are bestowed – not by the Constitution or by man-made laws, but, rather, by God, and that those rights include life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. From that declaration, people have fought to expand that definition, to include rights in the list that are …

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May 01

“Lost in Tyler” event May 4

Discover more about Tyler’s historic legacy and the economic value of historic preservation and tools available to you at “Lost in Tyler,” a unique event set for Friday, May 4 at Liberty Hall from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.   Revel in the atmosphere of the Liberty at 103 E. Erwin while you learn about Tyler’s …

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Nov 09

LETU to host SBOE Chair Barbara Cargill

Newly appointed chair of the Texas State Board of Education Barbara Cargill will be the guest speaker at LeTourneau University’s fall conference meeting of the Deep East Texas Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. Cargill will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Lecture Hall (Room 120) of the Education Building on the LETU …

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