American Colonies, once the rebellion was over, were essentially 13 unique, countries. In order to form a larger .
country from that mélange, each had to give up some of its inate sovereignty. This is a very hard thing to do.… Read More Re-Tweets | America’s Built-in Tension
“In this real world, there’s a curious irony in the juxtaposition of the blind, lockstep loyalty to one’s political party or religion, and the current worshipping of the “Individual” and the individual’s vehemently-defended right to make up his or her own rules of morality, and conduct toward fellow human beings.”… Read More #FirstCuppaJoe | The Games People Play
Given the importance of Passover, to the world ethos, that seminal moment of emancipation, it is bitterly ironic, that the message contained in the Bible, rather than having been a blessing, has more often been a tool for brow-beating, and domination by abusive masters called “churches.” … Read More Theology | Emancipation
If our deepest, religious longings are really just a primal desire to return to the love between mother and infant, do all those “holy books,” seemingly so inevitable in the human saga, all begin from a false premise?… Read More Theology | More on The God-shaped Hole
Why does racism exist in Police locker-rooms, even in America’s Northern States?… Read More Opinion | American Police Racism