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Kenai Peninsula College professor travels to Bhutan

...monks lean over cell phones and dodge an older monk's swinging prayer beads as he reminds them to continue chanting Buddhist mantras.The country is desperately poor and has some social issues - Landen said he heard tourists screaming at hotel managers and...
Obama, take a page from Reagan

Once upon a time, Barack Obama understood the power of a good story. His campaign mantras - "Yes we can" and "Change we can believe in" - inspired voters, especially young people, blacks and Latinos, and propelled...
My Turn: DIPAC, ADFG produce a 'silver' lining

...shoreline and many were also caught in the avalanche area.Step outside Alaska and talk salmon and you'll hear the close-minded mantra that hatcheries are bad for wild salmon. Sure, that may be true when the hatchery was part of a package deal with a dam or...
UN pledges support for women's equality

...S. first lady, Clinton galvanized the 1995 Beijing conference with a rousing speech that included words that have become a mantra for the global women's movement: "human rights are women's rights - and women's rights are human rights."Xi partly...
Nation and World
Judging judicial selections

If it ain't broken, don't fix it. That's the mantra of a former Alaska Supreme Court Justice and those who stand with him. Together, they are arguing that the way Alaska appoints...
State | AK legislature
Alaskan Style: Form follows function

Form follows function: arguably the most famous mantra for the modern designer. I am a trained and working designer, and despite being taught to heed this principle (made famous by...
My Turn: Legislator is living in a world of euphemisms

...that abortion-related legislation is unconstitutional even when it does not restrict or limit abortion. It is one of their mantras. However, there is no constitutional right to kill anyone regardless of what our federal or state courts may say. One of...
Head tax revision goes against Alaska voters' wishes

...plainly "discriminatory." He would contend by witness that incensed boat-loads of whale-chasing vacationers chant hypnotic mantras of "anti-tourist" and "greedy" as they chase after and cruise in on foundering flukes and blow-hole-spouts. Now...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...when Hoffman contacted him. Some of the show's favorite themes are UFOs and secret government activities, and one of its mantras is ``The truth is out there.'' ``He clearly didn't believe me,'' Hoffman said. ``From his tone, you could tell...
Yoga Den presents Krishna Das

...are done in a call-and-response fashion, and Krishna Das will teach the words. ``It's powerful. We're chanting mantras that are thousands of years old, from the tradition of the yogis and saints in India,'' he said. Ferguson spent a total...


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