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Foreign Policy Journal: “Zombie Ideas and the Presbyterian Church Divestment Decision” by Richard Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University.
The piece is about the recent divestment by the Presbyterian General Assembly of $21 million worth of stock in companies associated to Israel’s policies in the West Bank, Jerusalem, and Gaza (noting particularly Motorola Solutions, Hewlett-Packard, and Caterpillar). 251 more words
Theologically, I’m an agnostic. It’s an unpopular philosophical position in America — evangelical Christians tend to think you’re going to hell in a handbasket, while evangelical Atheists tend to think you’re a wishy-washy sort of person who lacks both intellectual chops and a spine. 875 more words
It dawns on her that brilliance is giving form to what already exists, what the observer recognizes, knows in her bone marrow. That brilliance is a conduit to the secrets lurking inside that need to see the light of day so as not to torment, so as not to imprison in an eternal closet. 169 more words