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Robert W. Fuller is a physicist, a former president of Oberlin College, and author of The Rowan Tree: A Novel. He has consulted with Indira Gandhi, met with Jimmy Carter regarding the president's Commission on World Hunger, worked in the USSR to defuse the Cold War, and, recently, keynoted a Dignity for All conference hosted by the president of Bangladesh. Fuller's books on dignity and rankism have been published in India, Bangladesh, Korea, and China, and featured in the New York Times, the Oprah Magazine, the Boston Globe, NPR, C-Span, the BBC, and in TED talks.

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Why Does Racism Persist? Update If anyone took the demise of Jim Crow and the election of a black president to mean that racism was dead, the racist murders at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston are sobering reminders that racism lives.

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Why Does Racism Persist? To end racism we must identify and sever the immortal head that keeps the beast alive. Racism's immortal head is rankism.

No tilting at Monday, February 2, 2015 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A New Default Self The purpose of this essay is to describe the current default self and suggest a new one that can withstand the post-modern critique and incorporate the findings of brain science.

No tilting at windmills allowed! Thursday, January 22, 2015 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
6 Reasons You Can't Win (And 3 Reasons You Can Anyway) Our notion of selfhood is misconceived.

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Belonging: A Memoir - The Oberlin Years This is an excerpt from Chapter 12 of Belonging, which discusses my years as president of Oberlin College, when the stage was being set for social and political battles that are still being fought today.

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All Rise for Dignity This is the fourteenth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dorian-Electra.png: Dorian-Electra Thursday, December 5, 2013 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Ending Academic Apartheid: Equity and Dignity for Adjunct Professors Honor requires that colleges and universities take steps to grant equal status and equitable compensation to adjunct faculty.

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The Stealth Revolution This is the thirteenth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

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Religion in a Dignitarian World This is the twelfth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

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Globalizing Dignity This is the eleventh part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Culture of Dignity This is the tenth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Politics of Dignity This is the ninth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Social Contract in a Dignitarian Society This is the eighth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Rankism Can Be Harmful to Your Health This is the seventhth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 (17 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Dignity in Education This is the sixth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Thursday, October 10, 2013 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Dignity in the Workplace This is the fifth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Models of Dignity This is the fourth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Dignity and Recognition This is the third part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Chapter 1) This is the second part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Introduction) This is the first part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler, 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree.
Series: All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (14 Articles, 8617 views)

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100 Words on Love: Unrequited Discovering what doesn't work, provides the clues we need to change.

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The Self Is Dead -- Long Live the Superself The answer to "Who am I?" at the dawn of the age of smart machines is that, for the time being, we ourselves are the best model-building machines extant.
Series: Why Everything You Know about Your "Self" Is Wrong (6 Articles, 5666 views)

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What is Man? Rather than masking the indissoluble interconnectedness of selves--as the notion of individual selfhood does--superselfhood embraces it.
Series: Why Everything You Know about Your "Self" Is Wrong (6 Articles, 5666 views)

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The Superself: Genome, Menome, and Wenome Our selves are far more extensive than we've been led to believe. They extend beyond our own bodies to include what we think of as other selves and the world. We live in the minds of others, and they in ours.
Series: Why Everything You Know about Your "Self" Is Wrong (6 Articles, 5666 views)

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"Self" Is a Misnomer As our genome needs nutrition to build our body, so our menome depends on recognition from others to create and husband a viable identity.
Series: Why Everything You Know about Your "Self" Is Wrong (6 Articles, 5666 views)

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Am I a Home for Identities? The more flexible, forgiving attitude that results when we see our self as a home for transient identities turns out to be the perspective we need to maintain our dignity in adversity and accord it to others in theirs.
Series: Why Everything You Know about Your "Self" Is Wrong (6 Articles, 5666 views)

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What Was the Most Important Thing People Learned in the 20th Century? During the current century we'll have to reconceive our relationship to smart machines as their creative intelligence overtakes our own. Dealing with this humbling development will change our sense of self even more profoundly than the 20th-century realization that we're not as special as we thought.

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Who Are You? Why Everything You Know about Your "Self" Is Wrong. This is the first post in the series "Why Everything You Know about Your 'Self' Is Wrong." The series explores how our understanding of selfhood affects our sense of individuality, our interpersonal relationships, and our politics.
Series: Why Everything You Know about Your "Self" Is Wrong (6 Articles, 5666 views)

//www.flickr.com/photos/36614130@N06/9012618571/: common ground Sunday, June 23, 2013 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Something America and China Could Do Together China and America, as the two twenty-first-century superpowers, must build trust and act together to steer the world away from rapid environmental degradation and war. A shared interest in universal dignity serves as common ground for the trust-building process. Principles of dignitarian governance can reinforce accountability and provide a basis for concerted action.