Holidays at the Turning of the Year

At the time of the turning of the year, a question I often get asked by people outside of Ethical Culture is, “What kind of holidays does an Ethical Society celebrate?” Or, sometimes more specifically, “What do you do about Christmas?” When I...

A Guide to Calling Your Representatives

Why is calling so important? “Calling is the most powerful ways to put pressure on your representatives – even more than social media, email, or snail mail. Why? It shows commitment to a cause. And representatives know that if they don’t hear the...

Ethics in Action: Values to Action

If you want to “step up” your commitment and action, sometimes it helps to step back first and reflect.  Taking time to reconnect with your values when making ethical choices is one of the sources of strength if you want to “commit ethical...

Ethics in Action: Money and Time

Sometimes, the most effective way we can spend our time is to spend some money. More time than money? More money than time?  When you earn your money directly or indirectly through work, money is a kind of stored-up time. Gloria Steinem once suggested that you can...

Ethics in Action: So Much to Do, So Little Time

So many needs, so little time In choosing social justice work, you’ll look first for your values and base your choices on those.. You’ll also look for the most pressing need and where you have the skills and knowledge to be most effective. The issue of “so little...

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