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Link: Why re-colonization?


I disagree.

For very simple reasons.

  1. cleaning up the mess they made will be expensive enough.
  2. we need to encourage our traitors to go abroad and helping the huddled masses would be a useful carrot, odds are they won’t return, with any luck…
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The Tale of Two Islands -- Part 1

Once upon a time, there lived two societies, each on its own island separated by the ocean. Neither remembered exactly how they got there or when the separation occurred, but both agreed that it was due to a conflict long ago when they were all crew members on the same ship. 1,395 more words


A Modern American Version of the "White Man's Burden"

While perusing an article and its replies on the Right-Wing website D C Clothesline, I became intrigued by a running thread touting the role… 609 more words


Why charity is not what it used to be

The Greek word agape was used often by the New Testament writers. In the AV (KJV) Bible it is translated 86 times as love and 27 times as charity. 729 more words

Faith And Life


Second Response to Silke Roth’s “The Paradoxes of Aid Work: Passionate Professionals”


Silke Roth does a superb job of presenting the realities of aid-workers and pre-aid-workers (those deciding whether or not to enter into Aidland) in her book, … 847 more words

Thoughts & Reflections

Digesting "The White Man's Burden" by William Easterly

Response to “The White Man’s Burden” by William Easterly

In digesting the vast, expansive, and muddled issue of poverty it is important to understand that poverty is a vast, expansive, and muddled issue that does not come with a microwaveable pre-packaged “quick-fix” option. 344 more words

Thoughts & Reflections