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The Mocking Series: The Likes of Us

Any time someone is able to strap an abstract label on another person or persons in how they handle their business with them, it should be a key indicator for us that they are less in touch with reality and diminished in their capacity to deal with what is best in life then they would want us to believe. 954 more words

Relationships

Receiving Forgiveness

As we have noted several times, granting forgiveness and granting forgiveness go hand in hand. Although receiving forgiveness wasn’t listed in the process of forgiveness, it is receiving forgiveness that completes the new cycle and breaks the cycle of revenge. 799 more words

Peace

Local Events Part of National Campaign Nonviolence

From Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice:

Campaign Nonviolence is alive – and growing – in the bay area!  Like us on Facebook by going to… 255 more words

In The World

Climate Action "Floods" Wall Street

Written for Truthout

Climate change activists gathered in Battery Park in New York City, meeting at 9 am on Monday morning for breakfast and music by the Rude Mechanic Orchestra. 441 more words

DunkerPunks: Changing the World, One Smelly Foot at a Time

The way that we change the world is not through power but by washing feet.

- Greg Boyd

Greg Boyd was the first plenary session speaker at the…

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The Speech I Wish Obama WOULD Have Given....

Yesterday the United States started bombing ISIS/ISIL/IS targets within Syria. Over the past few weeks, we have been bombing targets in Iraq as well. On September 10th, President Obama addressed the country and gave a speech detailing his plan for the (Don’t Call It A) War/Military Action against (for the purposes of this post, let’s call it) ISIL, which stands for the “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.” …

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Lisa Simpson and the "War on Terror"

Every time I hear someone say that the war on terrorism or the latest governmental breach of civil liberties is making us safer, I think of the following exchange between Homer and Lisa Simpson (wish I could find the clip, but it doesn’t appear to be online): 90 more words

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