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Should Christians Boycott Glen Beck?

It turns out that some conservatives not only think that government shouldn’t seek to advance social or economic justice, they think that religion should not work for social justice either. Conservative spokesperson Glen Beck is urging Christians to refuse to … Continue reading

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What Divides “Liberals” And “Conservatives” Is The Central Question Of System Purpose

The framework I’m hanging my hat on, so to speak, is “systems’ thinking.” A systems’ thinking problem solving framework is neither Conservative, nor Liberal. It is scientific. What divides individuals who consider themselves “Conservatives” from those who consider themselves “Liberals,” … Continue reading

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The Failure To Reform Health Care Is Another Reminder Of Who Is In Control — The Party Of Money

In Washington, the State of the Union projected an elaborate show — a conclave of the powerful, acting out an impressive ceremony. From the POV of an anthropologist — say, from the planet Xenon — I’m wondering: What is fair … Continue reading

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Special Interests Controlling Montgomery County Democratic Party Suppress Expansion Of Participation

The leadership of the Montgomery County Democratic Party, it appears, is really not much interested in expanding the Party’s membership. It is all about control. It is all about maintaining the status of special interests. Last night I attended the … Continue reading

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“Avatar” Delivers This Message: The Limit And Hope Of Humanity Is Not In Our Science But In Ourselves

“Avatar” takes place 4.3 light years from Earth, in the year 2154.  Here is a description of the key premise of the movie from a review: Intelligent life, called Na’vi, has been found on the moon called Pandora.  Jake Sully … Continue reading

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At Oslo, Obama Asked And Attempted To Answer The Question: How Do We Overcome Evil?

In President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize speech, I hear Obama asking and attempting to answer a fundamental question:  “How do we overcome evil?” The question, “How do we overcome evil?”, is a great way to frame the question of “peace,” … Continue reading

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