This morning, Boy Scouts in our neighborhood posted flags in everyone’s yard, as they do on several national holidays year-round. Flying our nation’s flag is a favorite tradition of mine, growing up as I did with deeply patriotic grandparents, parents and siblings. When I was young, we lived in the foothills near a small town, […]
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Stanford D. Swim is chairman and interim president of Sutherland Institute.
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When I was 7 years old, my dad took me with him on a business trip to Europe. Of all of the things that I saw and did on that trip, one experience had an especially profound effect on me. My mom still says the experience moved me past boyhood. In 1982, the Iron Curtain […]
Last week my wife and I had the privilege of attending an historic international, interreligious colloquium in the Vatican. Entitled Humanum: The Complementarity of Man and Woman, the conference explored the complementarity of men and women in marriage. Participants came from countries all over the world and from more cultures and religious traditions than appear on […]
As administrator of the ninth World Congress of Families (WCF) to be held next fall in Salt Lake City, and as a lifelong Utah resident and Latter-day Saint, I appreciate the opportunity that Erika Munson’s Nov. 2 op-ed provides to explain why Sutherland Institute is bringing the ninth World Congress of Families to Salt Lake […]
A few weeks ago in another post on this blog, Sutherland analyst Matthew Piccolo brought to light the vulgar content presented during parts of the Sundance Institute’s annual film festival. While I share his concerns about the festival, Sundance also deserves praise for the family-friendly content it does produce. For example, a couple of years […]