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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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The Power of Love – Gandhi’s Wisdom & Influence

Martin Luther King Jr wrote the following about the influence of Gandhi and the power of love, compassion and nonviolent active resistance to bring about transformative social change.  “If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought, and acted, inspired by the vision … 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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SPIRITUAL WISDOM: Recognizing the Sacred in Our World

“Wherever you turn, there is the face of God.”  ~The Quran Every religion, at its core, is based on the idea that our world is a magical and mystical place, that each of us is on a spiritual journey, that all … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Nature’s Paradigm, Part I

“Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole. Each particle is a microcosm, and faithfully renders the likeness of the world.” … Continue reading

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Love vs. Power: A Tale of Two Mindsets

“Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking.” ~Carl Jung As Joseph Campbell has emphasized, mythic stories of good vs. evil have been around since the beginning of human history. In modern times, … Continue reading

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Surrendering to the Paradigm of Love

“Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss whatever insults your own soul.” ~Walt Whitman Watching Les Miserables with my sons recently I was deeply impressed by the opening scenes. After the ex-convict Jean Valjean stole from Bishop Myriel he was … Continue reading

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