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Ripples of Justice, Ripples of Mercy

There is one criteria which–if applied globally to any element of any system of belief–would remove all of my objections to that system of belief, and it stands equally in the presence or absence of empirically derived concepts of factual truth: that anything implying that the authority for defining or dispensing justice has ever belonged to or been delegated to mankind is, by its very nature, patently false. 788 more words

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North London’s Next Top Model

Josh Dresner is from Pinner. Currently living in Barcelona working for Claro Partners, a consultancy that blends anthropology, design thinking and business strategy. 

Picture this moment. 772 more words

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Spinoza - The Chacham of Amsterdam

In 1656, a 23 year old Baruch Spinoza was excommunicated from the religious Jewish Community of Amsterdam. The heresy that he was excommunicated for is, conveniently, laid out in his Theological-Political Treatise. 321 more words

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The Risk of Growing

I’ve been wondering how to explain what’s going on inside my head these days. Thank you, Eda LeShan, for figuring me out — two generations ago! 526 more words

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