Buddhists have a story of four friends who worked together to accomplish good. We need to do that as well.
Self-interest at any cost is the motto of our times
The odds of being struck by lightning in a given year are only around 1 in 500,000—a better chance than winning the lottery, but still not very common.
“The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.”
Unless we challenge the lies, we will continue to suffer the consequences.
“Loving your fellow as yourself,” said the great Jewish sage, Rabbi Akiva
Congress has enacted a number of civil rights statutes prohibiting discrimination in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. These statutes are as follows: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion and national origin); Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (prohibitingContinue reading “Letter to the Editor: Unity and Diversity is What Will Make America Great”
But of course I am a racist and I have to work at it every day, every day, so that I don’t add to the harm racism does to people, to society, to the planet. We all do.
The rain was coming down like a giant rippling curtain, greying out the color of the trees and forcing the birds to take shelter among their branches and the bushes. It wasn’t like a summer thunderstorm, menacing and loud, but more like an ocean of water pouring down in a steady, expansive stream with hardlyContinue reading “A Hard Rain”
President Trump is a textbook case of the old philosophical debate: If the outcome is good, does it matter if the means to achieve it are immoral? If anyone seems to embody Machiavelli’s maxim, “Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, because it belongs to everybody to see you, to fewContinue reading “Machiavelli’s Disciple”