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About the author:
Dr. Whitehouse has written 28 books, produced two CDs of poetry, as well as a DVD on ecumenicism. He has taught a variety of courses in psychology, both in Canada and the United States. Dr. Whitehouse earned an honors degree in Social Relations from Harvard University and a doctorate in Educational Theory from the University of Toronto.

Strange Circumstances
 

A Play in Three Acts

Authored by Bill Whitehouse

Nine characters are cast into a set of circumstances that cannot be explained but with which those individuals must deal. The fate of humanity rides on what they do.

Their task is to come to grips with the issue of self-governance. With no resources on which to draw except their own ideas, intelligence, moral integrity, and understanding, they must try to work out the essential principles of sovereignty.

The challenge is time-limited, but they do not how much time is left before the final buzzer is sounded. In addition, there is a war, of some kind, that is raging all around them, and the explosions are coming closer and closer to their location.

The discussions which ensue are far-reaching. They range from: the Philadelphia Convention of 1787, to: issues of ratification, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, constitutionality, the rule of law, judicial interpretation, sovereignty, the nature of power, education, cults, the scientific problem of origins, militarism, and more.

Finally, a number of the characters are suspected of terrorism and treason. As a result, they must face an investigation into their activities. The truth might not be enough to save those individuals, but an unexpected decision is rendered leading to ...

This book explores the essence of sovereignty and in the process discovers some fundamental principles concerning the nature of being human.


Publication Date:
2012-04-12
ISBN/EAN13:
1475190883 / 9781475190885
Page Count:
172
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.25" x 8"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Political Science / History & Theory / General




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