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The Hidden Costs of War Crimes to the Criminal

Dear Friends,

I hope you will consider sending this just-published piece (original version below) to supporters of Israel’s actions in Gaza you know. Most U.S. supporters of Israel that I know are decent people who reflexively support Israel without confronting the actual facts of the atrocities it is committing. 2,276 more words


The Realization of Inner Freedom

Integrating the complexities and contradictions in our lives so that we are able to act rationally and responsibly can be a living personal statement of inner freedom. 606 more words

Principle Concerns

Moral Integrity and Responsibility

Most of us feel a unity or coherence within ourselves, a sense of moral integrity that defines our identity in our own minds. Or at least we try. 691 more words

Principle Concerns

Where's the evidence?

13,978,000,000 years ago the Big Bang started our universe. The scientists tell us with great excitement that they have finally detected the initial gravity waves dating the vast expansion which took place. 880 more words

Catholic Herald Columns

How not to behave: the story of Susan Friend and George Sloane

Over the past 30 years a lot of people have moved to Bear River from lots of different places.  They came for the scenery, the experience of life in a small town, cheap real estate, some kind of dream fulfillment, or some more far-fetched reason. 3,633 more words

Bad Behavior

Would you forgive the Nazi perpetrator? The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal

The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness is a philosophical narrative by Simon Wiesenthal about moral responsibility for crimes against humanity that raises the possibility of forgiveness of genocide. 1,101 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Perfection of Means, Confusion of Aims

“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity….

“A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.”

Albert Einstein

American Future