Category Archives: Joe Petrulionis Academic Site

Joe’s “Keynote Address to The Penn State Altoona Chapter of The National Society for Leadership and Success”

Thank you, Cody  Stitt, for that warm welcome! The very first thing I’ll do today is to break a couple of long held traditions. In many ways we are a product of our traditions. So if we want to stretch … Continue reading

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“Maddening Madness” Joe gets to participate in a Colloquium.

Joe Participated in a Colloquium on Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 If you missed the Colloquium, you missed a very interesting introduction and analysis by Professor Todd Davis. You also missed the opportunity to hear more about the exciting ballet, by … Continue reading

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Where was Joe this time?

The home office in Rome needed to be refurbished.  So in 1516 a Dominican Friar was sent to Germany to sell indulgences (pieces of paper that offered God’s forgiveness in exchange for a monetary donation.) The next October, one of … Continue reading

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Joe conducts an Epic Workshop!

Missed the workshop?  No worries!  Here is a copy of Joe’s talking notes. If you read these notes, all you will have missed is Joe’s singing! Where’s the Epic?  Singing the Birth of a Multiethnic Nationality Monday, February 25, 12-1 … Continue reading

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Stasi Tactics: Sometimes we must resist; if not for ourselves, for our unborn grandchildren.

This monument is not a monument TO something so much as it is a monument against something.   The notorious “Stasi,”  more accurately the East German Ministry for State Security, supposedly created for good reasons: i.e., society needs order, laws need … Continue reading

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Where was Joe this time? Punks vs. Sycophants

Back when Education Majors were Punks… This post is intended to stand as a memorial to the historically verifiable fact that democracy depends on punks, not the compliant and well-behaved, upstanding, well groomed, appropriately attired, and overly polite.  This second … Continue reading

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Greatest Holiday Wishes Ever Sent By A Philosopher

“Now let me suggest first that if we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must … Continue reading

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