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The Injustice of Justice

This is the first in an ongoing multipart series on the Inequality of Western Justice. Judges openly state that they try to be lenient with women and give them lighter sentences. 577 more words

Equality

Ferguson Update--

Shane Claiborne went to Ferguson and published at least two reactions here and here on Huffington Post.  Both are worth the read.

From Nick Kristof regarding white delusion and willful ignorance. 114 more words

Thought-full Articles

What Happened in Ferguson

Foreword: I am so busy with the events in the Ukraine that I barely had the time to follow the events in Ferguson so I will readily admit that I have no opinion about it.  2,933 more words

USA

Is God just?

The problem of suffering can lead us to question if God is fair and just, and even condemn him. At times a touch of arrogance can sneak in as we say things like… 162 more words

Who Watches the Watchmen?

A Case for Transitioning to a Police Force with Fewer Lethal Weapons

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” – Juvenal; Satires 6. 346-348

“…that a guardian should require another guardian to take care of him is ridiculous indeed.” –Plato; …

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Sociology

Ubuntu: Our Covenantal Relationship with Each Other

                                                                                                                                                    “Attacking innocent people is not courageous, it is stupid and will be punished on the day of judgment.” Sheikh Mohammed Sayyid al-Tantawi, Al Azhar

The Sheikh Sayyid quote is plucked from a Sep 15-16, 2001 weekend issue of the… 709 more words

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Jim Wells, creationism and the criminal justice bill.

The perpetually blundering and blubbering, Jim Wells, MLA has proposed an amendment to the criminal justice bill which will effectively block private clinics from performing terminations during early stage pregnancy in Northern Ireland. 417 more words

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