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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, Sarah Palin and Glen Beck are gathering thousands of right-wingers near the Lincoln Memorial. It is somewhat ironic, given that they are equating their cause (free market fascism) to the civil rights movements of the 60’s. Palin, an ex-governor, and … Continue reading

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Why Obama Matters

Egypt and global Islam – The battle for a religion’s heart I normally hate The Economist for its condescending, pro-capitalist slant – even this article shows the lengths that this publication is willing to go to present the “other” as … Continue reading

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North Korea

Why are they the enemy? Why is it wrong when they test missiles? The act of developing missiles itself is not wrong, because we ourselves do it. But when a poor nation tests weapons, this is wrong. An example: less … Continue reading

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The Future of the American Dream

This is an article I just read in The Nation which reflects many of the concerns and values in The Age of Humanity and proposes a socio-economic approach to kick America forward. http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090525/greider

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Atheism, Cont.

In a recent post I decried Atheism, or the way that some approach it, for being absolute.  However, as Cheryl reminded me, atheism or no faith does no necessarily equate to anything absolute, but rather the opposite. My scattered thoughts emerged … Continue reading

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Actually, let’s not start from scratch.

This is a follow up to the post, “We are of one essence.” In this post I put the sentence, “In our previous debate, we essentially posit that in order for humanity to improve its condition we need to reduce … Continue reading

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We are of one Essence

“It’s a future where the old divisions are overcome. Where you and all of your neighbors and the wider world can live in greater security and greater peace. I know that this won’t be reached easily. There are those that … Continue reading

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