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What Is Beloved Community?

What Is Beloved Community?

“Dr. King’s Beloved Community is a global vision in which all people can share in the wealth of the earth. In the Beloved Community, poverty, hunger and homelessness will not be tolerated because international standards of human decency will not allow it. Racism and...

Alternative Futures

Alternative Futures

Brueggemann, a Protestant Biblical scholar and theologian, stood for religion as providing a alternative narrative to forces of nationalism, militarism, and consumerism. While I do not share his Christian faith, I do share his basic commitment to the idea that in order to make change, we need counter-narratives to “this is how it is and how it always shall be.”

Imagining Democracy

Imagining Democracy

Thursday, January 7, 2021 Like many others, I was glued to watching and reading news yesterday.  I woke up celebrating that the turnout in Georgia was so large. I could not go to sleep until the certification process was finished. Do I think democracy is dead because...

Pick Your Focus Word

Pick Your Focus Word

Sometimes, we need to get new ideas from outside our own minds, as a starting point, an inspiration. Use this tool to pick a word to focus on -- whether for a new year, a month, a week, a day. Below is a "click me" button. If you click it, the website will pop up a...

Carl Sagan on Mystery

Carl Sagan on Mystery

A post-platform discussion Sunday (December 9, 2018) included the question: What would Carl Sagan say about "mystery"? Carl Sagan on Mystery - by Jone Johnson Lewis (substack.com)

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