I’ve been watching a lot of Law and Order: SVU lately.
Okay, I admit it: I am obsessed with this show. I’ll watch four, five episodes in a row. 818 more words
Today on NPR, there was an essay on the concept of a “circle of causation”. Apparently, it is popular in sociology and political science circles, and it refers to who you, as an individual, choose to blame in situations, and how that aligns often with your political beliefs and the amount of responsibility you place on individuals, as opposed to collectives. 750 more words
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O God, you have bound us together in a common life. Help us, in the midst of our struggles for justice and truth, to confront one another without hatred or bitterness, and to work together with mutual forbearance and respect; through Jesus Christ our Lord.