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Political Activism (Within the System): Demanding, Begging and Pleading, Just like Powerless Children!

As Einstein pointed out, doing the same exact thing over and over again, while expecting a different result each time, is the very definition of insanity. 573 more words

Perspective

Helpful Hints about Leadership Institute

I recently was afforded the opportunity to attend a training session for conservative activists at Leadership Institute in Arlington, VA, right outside of Washington, D.C. This organization offers many different types of training: digital media, on camera interviews, blogging, communications, campaign management, youth leadership, and much more. 1,253 more words

#25J - porque papa sale a marchar?

Mi padre es un señor de mas de 70 anos, quien ha vivido toda su vida en Ecuador.  Un hombre que ha sido empleado toda su vida, no empleador,  hombre de clase media, no un pelucon, no vive en Samborondón, no maneja carros de lujo y del cual yo no voy a heredar nada, mas que la educación, la cual me la dio con su trabajo honesto y arduo.  608 more words

#25J

Banners….Noise & Placards

 

On Saturday last we both attended the Anti-Austrity march in London and walked from the Bank of England to the Houses of Parliament protesting at the austerity cuts imposed by the current government which bring hardship on the poor and unfortunate. 1,356 more words

Political Activism

It's Never The Right Time To Protest

Tragedies should not be politicized; politics should be done at the right time, in the right way, conducted through the right channels. These nostrums and bromides are familiar; they are trotted out as reminders of the Right Way, the Virtuous Way, for those who protest, who engage in political struggle, who notice the events taking place around them are not bizarre outliers caused by mysterious forces beyond our control, but are instead manifestations of deeper and systemic social, economic, and ideological problems requiring sustained political engagement for their resolution. 417 more words

Philosophy

Dr. Marilyn Gaye Piety on Who is Superior

By David Ramírez

If I was going to pick the single issue that has brought more misery to humanity in our known recorded history, the issue of people… 2,666 more words

Humanitas

Sermon: Friendship, refugees, asylum seekers, and a birthday

Sermon for 21 June 2015

Williamstown Uniting Church

1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 10-16

Today the lectionary offers us two options for the Old Testament reading, the story of David and Goliath, and the story of David and Jonathan. 1,647 more words

Sermons