Monthly Archives: June 2015

HAS RACISM GOTTEN WORSE?

 ©   Edgar J. Ridley 2015 An area of study, called Cognitive Semiotics, decides how people behave and make decisions.  When we study the different disciplines and ransack the literature of the world, it is obvious that symbols and their effect … Continue reading

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METAPHORS ARE NOT THE ANSWER

Edgar J. Ridley 2015 Church services were resumed today at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. church in South Carolina.  Unfortunately, we have yet to recognize the futility of metaphors that are typical in bible worship.  Emotionally, it may provide a short term … Continue reading

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Rachel Dolezal  and the Myth of Race

©  Edgar J. Ridley 2015 Rachel Dolezal’s identification of herself as Black or African-American has caused quite a firestorm.  That is not unusual, for there is a global obsession with race, certainly highlighted here in America.  Even Dolezal was too … Continue reading

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