It All Looks Fine…to the Naked Eye

The Future (apocalyptic fantasies)  In my younger days, I assumed that humanity has and continues to change for the better. Whether from the optimism of my forward looking youthfulness in a world full of possibility, or from absorbing the current cultural voices that inspired hopefulness, the story line in the America that I grew up in …

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I’d Love to Change the World but…

Part III - Political Identity (what being politically identified does for us) Identity, political or otherwise, continues to be an enduring theme in my life. Political identity as well as voter participation is of course optional. Many of us are though, invested in a political vision, and view the world through political lenses. We place politics high …

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First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is.

I have always been a believer in one thing or another. As a child, the idea of God was incomprehensible. What, or who, were people talking about? I can recall mercilessly teasing a catholic friend, that it must be awful to have to follow the rules of the Pope. No doubt that taunt had its roots in my parents …

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Religion, re-organized

I hear it said by many today, that spirituality is the important thing, religion not so much. I take this to mean that some people have come to prefer not belonging to a particular church, even though spirituality remains an important part of their life. Sometimes people tell me religion is an obstacle to God. If you ask me, …

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