11 June 2007
Sad admission of insolvency
The first president of the WUJS was Albert Einstein.
The organization's decline since that day has, it appears, been calamitous. Here's a story on the particulars.
It sounds to me like an organization that still has a role to play in a world where anti-Semitism continues to be a threat (and denying or belittling the Holocaust has become a sport in some quarters.)
Knowledge is warranted belief -- it is the body of belief that we build up because, while living in this world, we've developed good reasons for believing it. What we know, then, is what works -- and it is, necessarily, what has worked for us, each of us individually, as a first approximation. For my other blog, on the struggles for control in the corporate suites, see www.proxypartisans.blogspot.com.