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‘Zionism Has Nothing to do With Judaism’ – Holocaust Survivor Dr. Hajo Meyer

“My name is Hajo Meyer, I was born in August 1924 in Beilefeld, western Germany. And so I am 86 years old. And I had to leave Germany in January 1939 because from November 1938 on I was not allowed … Continue reading

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War is a Racket – Major General Butler, 1935

WAR is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned … Continue reading

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Living Together in Peace – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts. Negroes of the United States, following the people of India, have demonstrated that nonviolence is not sterile passivity, but a powerful moral force which makes for social transformation. Sooner or later all the people … Continue reading

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Loving Your Enemies – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Why should we love our enemies? The first reason is fairly obvious. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot … Continue reading

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The Joyous Cosmology – Alan Watts

“To begin with, this world has a different kind of time. It is the time of biological rhythm, not of the clock and all that goes with the clock. There is no hurry. Our sense of time is notoriously subjective … Continue reading

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How to Integrate Emptiness into Daily Life

By Lama Thubten Yeshe, 1983 What is emptiness? Emptiness (shunyata) is the reality of the existence of ourselves, and all the phenomena around us. According to the Buddhist point of view, seeking reality and seeking liberation amount to the same … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS FROM WITHIN by Woody Harrelson 

I sometimes feel like an alien creature for which there is no earthly explanation Sure I have human form walking erect and opposing digits, but my mind is upside down. I feel like a run-on sentence in a punctuation crazy world. and I see the world around … Continue reading

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A 12 Year Old Fighting For Our Planet’s Future

Here’s the full text and video of Severn Suzuki’s short yet powerful speech, made at the 1992 Earth Summit Conference, in Rio. Please consider sharing with friends, family, children and students this Earth Day… “Hello, I’m Severn Suzuki speaking for E.C.O. – The … Continue reading

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Living in Tune with the Ways of Nature

Wisdom in thinking and action is not something difficult or even new for human beings. It’s actually quite natural for people to think “eco-logically” – in terms of processes, relationships, values and communities. This is how Nature works, and how … Continue reading

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Helen Keller vs. The Robber Barons

The following ideas were shared by Helen Keller at the beginning of the last century, in response to the wealthy industrialists that dominated society at that time… “We differ, blind and seeing, one from another, not in our senses, but … Continue reading

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