In today’s gospel, Luke lets us know that telling the truth is sometimes dangerous. (LK 4:16-30). Jesus comes to Nazareth, where he grew up, and all is well – even amazing – as he stands up in the synagogue and reads (eloquently, it seems) from the prophet Isaiah, proclaiming that the message he read was being fulfilled as he spoke. 383 more words
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Philosopher Paul Ricoeur identified Marx, Freud, and Nietzsche as three masters of suspicion in the modern West. Over the last three decades, Norman Finkelstein has shown himself to be a contemporary maven of suspicion when it comes to such matters as the Holocaust Industry, Middle East scholarship applauded by the mainstream, and Israel’s policies that torment the Palestinian people. 757 more words
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. 580 more words
“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace”.
—Albert Schweitzer, French philosopher, physician, and musician (Nobel 1952) 899 more words
Volume LV of The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi covers April 23, 1933 to September 15, 1933. At the start of this period, Gandhi remains imprisoned by the British in India. 3,413 more words