About the Author We may not always know it, but we think in metaphor. A large proportion of our most commonplace thoughts make use of an extensive, but unconscious, system of metaphorical concepts, that is, concepts from a typically concrete realm of thought that are used to comprehend another, completely different domain. Such concepts are often reflected in everyday language, but their most dramatic effect comes in ordinary reasoning. Because so much of our social and political reasoning makes use of this system of metaphorical concepts, any adequate appreciation of even the most mundane social and political thought requires an understanding of this system.
The liberal left has been pursuing an agenda for decades that seeks to undermine the foundational values of our Western civilization. After many years as an Army physician, Dr. Dave Weldon was in medical practice in Melbourne, Florida when he felt the calling to get engaged in the political arena.
He has been willing to fight for family values and the rights of the unborn and in formed a Political Action Committee PAC. He went to D. He led the charge in sponsoring legislation in the U.
House to protect the rights of health care providers from being coerced into performing procedures they find morally or justifiably objectionable and prohibiting patents on human embryos to help prevent the spread of human cloning.
Weldon will walk you through this journey, hoping to inspire you to take the torch to the next generation. Our universities play a critical role in training the next generation to be free and critical thinkers.
But what happens when universities fail to live up to that mission? How should the conservative students in the minority on most campuses respond to the free speech crisis today? Come to hear how you can courageously defend your conservative views while restoring the marketplace of ideas on your campus.
For many years the conservative voice of America has employed a variety of tactics to influence Washington through sit-ins, protests, petitions, boycotts, and get-out-to-vote campaigns.
Though these are great tactics, they normally do not address the influence that Wall Street has with its deep pockets.
Liberal activists have effectively used shareholder activism to their benefit for decades, taking their message directly into corporate boardrooms via proxies and other shareholder activity, while conservatives have largely missed one of the best opportunities to influence corporate America.
But the good news is it doesn't have to be that way. Join us as we discuss how you can join the growing movement of conservatives who are leveraging our investment influence together and you'll come to see that if we change Wall Street we can change Washington and the world!
We're consistently told that Conservative issues don't resonate with most Millennials or Generation Z. But is that the case? We all recognize the importance of reaching the next generation.
The big question is, "How do we do it? Conservatives point to trends like a recent Reuters poll of 16, Millennials showing a nine-point drop in support for the Democrat party over the past two years while Republican support rose a point.10 Best Practices for Addressing Ethical Issues and Moral Distress By Debra Wood, RN, contributor March 3, - Ethical conflicts are pervasive in today’s healthcare settings, where organizations are trying to do more with less and medical advances and life-extending treatments often cause suffering.
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