Growing unrest & intolerance in society

Finding our way in turbulent times

Over 70 years ago, my parents met on a blind date in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Both had come to the area for college and their best friends thought they would be an ideal match. My father was 20 years old at the time and my mother was 17. Amidst their studies, these two courted, fell in love and married three years later.

In the early years of their marriage, my parents pondered their religious beliefs and the path they wished to follow. They had been raised under different religious traditions and were not especially drawn to either of them. Through my…

J. Hall Cushman

Hall Cushman is an environmental scientist and professor at the University of Nevada, Reno where he studies the ecological impacts of climate change.

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