Ideas and Creations

The ideas and viewpoints expressed in the posts on the Ideas and Creations blog are solely the view of the author(s). Luther College's mission statement calls us to "embrace diversity and challenge one another to learn in community," and to be "enlivened and transformed by encounters with one another, by the exchange of ideas, and by the life of faith and learning." Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college are encouraged to express their views, model "good disagreement" and engage in respectful dialogue.

Guy Nave, Luther College professor of religion

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De-romanticizing oppression

Professor Nave uses modern day references (a statement from Betsy DeVos and the film "Hidden Figures") to challenge us to dismantle racist practices and wipe away the romanticized delusion of the past to make America and the world great.

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Betsy Fawcett, Luther College class of 2017

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This is what democracy looks like

Luther senior Betsy Fawcett explains what democracy looks like to her, starting with engaging locally in one of Decorah's first Town Hall meetings of 2017 with Senator Breitbach, Representative Bergan and Representative Hager.

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