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The Lily

The rose plant grew thorns because it was tired of being eaten;
And chrysanthemums produce poison to kill predators;
The bougainvillea bush shreds the hands of an unwary pruner. 308 more words

Philosophy

American Sniper: Killing Ragheads for Jesus


By Chris Hedges

“American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of U.S. society—the gun culture, the blind adoration of the military, the belief that we have an innate right as a “Christian” nation to exterminate the “lesser breeds” of the earth, a grotesque hypermasculinity that banishes compassion and pity, a denial of inconvenient facts and historical truth, and a belittling of critical thinking and artistic expression. 708 more words

War & Terror

False Prophets

pseudoprophétés

1) one who, acting the part of a divinely inspired prophet, utters falsehoods under the name of divine prophecies 2) a false prophet

Ezekiel speaks of false prophets, those who come in the Lord’s name declaring “the Lord saith” when He has not spoken. 3,051 more words

Religion & Philosophy

Religion is like Marriage

Religion is like a man. It isn’t perfect but as a woman I’d settle for certain traits.

I’d settle for a loving God sending his only begotten son to save the world. 29 more words

Religion & Philosophy

Believing in God. Losing. Being true. (no, He will NOT save you! And that is a good thing!)

People believe in God because they believe He will save them.
Because they believe He will make their lives better.
But God does not do that. 79 more words

Religion Philosophy

Chris Hedges on Roots of Terrorism & Free Speech Hypocrisy


On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, discusses the lack of media coverage of the massacre of as many as 2,000 people in the town of Baga by Boko Haram militants. 596 more words

War & Terror

Empathy Versus Excuse Making

I want to share an email exchange between Holden and myself that I believe is valuable:

Holden’s Message:

Dear Atticus,

Is it weak to empathize with my wife and the man she cheated with? 567 more words

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