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The beauty of the evening forest…

By |2017-07-17T01:07:59+00:00January 28th, 2014|Environment, Nature|

The beauty of the evening forest, especially under a full moon, throws into sharp contrast the boundary between the sky and the mountain ridges, as if viewing a wood-block print. It is a world of white and black. It is also a world savored only by those who experience it. Captured in photos or video, [...]

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sardonic destiny…

By |2017-08-01T08:36:08+00:00December 8th, 2010|Death, Human Rights, Humanity, Moral High-Ground, Political, War|

“Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs the motions of its puppets.” -  William Somerset Maugham * "We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children." - Jimmy Carter *

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shadowy_future…

By |2017-07-21T10:56:51+00:00September 27th, 2010|Courage, Culture|

"The sea is dangerous and its storms terrible, but these obstacles have never been sufficient reason to remain ashore... Unlike the mediocre, intrepid spirits seek victory over those things that seem impossible... It is with an iron will that they embark on the most daring of all endeavors... to meet the shadowy future without fear [...]

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creating harmony amidst diversity…

By |2018-08-07T21:48:13+00:00April 29th, 2010|Diversity, Philosophy|

Creating harmony amidst diversity is a fundamental issue of the twenty-first century. While celebrating the unique characteristics of different peoples and cultures, we have to create solidarity on the level of our common humanity, our common life. Without such solidarity, there will be no future for the human race. Diversity should not beget conflict in [...]

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ethics cannot be based upon our obligations…

By |2017-06-30T13:04:31+00:00February 26th, 2010|Culture, Growth, Humanity, Life, Philosophy, Society|

“Ethics cannot be based upon our obligations toward People, but they are complete and natural only when we feel this Reverence for Life and the desire to have compassion for and to help all creatures insofar as it is in our power. I think that this ethic will become more and more recognized because of [...]

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