Phi Kappa Phi Forum

The quarterly journal of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Each issue treats a single theme and field, providing a forum for discussion of social and scientific issues in a variety of fields of interest. Authors include scholars, experts from the privat

Articles from Vol. 82, No. 2, Spring

A Just Cause, Not a Just War
I believe two moral judgements can be made about the war in Afghanistan: The September 11 attack constitutes a crime against humanity and cannot be justified, and the bombing of Afghanistan is also a crime, which cannot be justified. And yet, voices...
A Note from the Editor
IN THIS ISSUE This issue was conceived on 1 September 12, 2001 -- the day after the hideous attack on the United States by al Qaeda terrorists. At that time, no one of course had any way of knowing what consequences would follow from the events...
Engineering Fish. (Forum on Science & Technology)
Engineering Fish Americans generally believe that technology poses a significant threat to the world's natural environment, but they also have an abiding faith in the power of technology to solve environmental problems. In the Pacific Northwest...
Forum on Business & Economics
Age Discrimination and Layoffs of Highly Compensated Workers The inevitable graying of the work force as the baby-boom generation ages is a demographic factor with profound implications for society in general, and business in particular. According...
Forum on Education & Academics
Demonizing the United States Some intellectuals and academics have urged Americans to think hard about why so many in the world hate us. So I have been thinking, and I have come with a reason that they are not going to like. Could it be that...
On the Economics of Terrorism
Within a week of the attack, I added my voice to the clamor of voices dedating the events of 11 september 2001. I made two sets of comments then, and they are essentially unchanged now. Many of my thoughts and predictions out to be night on the mark....
Reporting Terror: CNN Journalists Reflect. (CNN Headline News)
The following roundtable article features accounts from CNN and CNN Headline News journalists who have covered multiple aspects surrounding the September 11 terrorist attacks and Operation Enduring Freedom. Each journalist has a particular story and...
Terrorism, the Mass Media, and the Events of 9-11
As millions of Americans watched the terror of 9-11 live on television or the Internet, most were already familiar with the shocking images: the inferno in a skyscraper, the terrorists attacking a towering high-rise, the total destruction of a federal...
The Global Terrorist Threat
When terrorists attacked the United States on the morning of September 11, 2001, they set in motion a sequence of events that demonstrated unequivocally the power and influence of terrorism. Less than two hours of unimaginable violence by nineteen...
The Green Cross Project: A Model for Providing Emergency Mental-Health Aid after September 11
The Green Cross Project: A Model for Providing Emergency Mental-Health Aid after September 11. The September 11 attack on the United States awakened in all Americans the reality of modern life and our vulnerability to danger and trauma. The purpose...

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