killing any living creature…

By |2017-04-24T12:35:11+00:00January 20th, 2017|Culture, Humanity, Interconnectedness, Reality, Society, World Citizen|

“Until we have the courage to recognize cruelty for what it is... we cannot expect things to be much better in this world... We cannot have peace among men whose hearts delight in killing any living creature. By every act that glorifies or even tolerates such moronic delight in killing we set back the progress [...]

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slab of glass…

By |2018-02-26T17:51:45+00:00January 20th, 2017|Maturity, Social Media, Technology|

“Casting a curious gaze down on planet Earth, extra-terrestrial beings could well be forgiven for assuming that we humans are programmed in every move we make, by a palm-sized, oblong, slab of glass. More perplexing than that, who on earth could convince them otherwise ?” - Alex Morritt

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spends himself in a worthy cause

By |2018-02-26T14:36:45+00:00December 17th, 2016|Authority, Capitalism, Maturity, Society|

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who [...]

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the 14 defining characteristics of fascism…

By |2018-08-07T21:10:50+00:00December 17th, 2016|Human Rights, Humanity, Political|

Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each: 1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism - Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, and other paraphernalia. Flags are seen [...]

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the shallowest person

By |2018-02-21T16:37:21+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Emotions, Moral High-Ground, Philosophy|

“Only the shallowest person believes that they can attain true happiness by maximizing their wealth at any cost.  In absence of morality, ethics, and a sustainable philosophy to guide us in an ethical search for happiness, we will always perceive life’s random countervailing forces of adversity and unpleasantness as inflicting a great personal injustice upon us. [...]

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many dark moments

By |2018-02-21T16:39:13+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Emotions, Humanity|

“TO BE HOPEFUL in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only the worst, it destroys [...]

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greedy corporations and corrupt politicians

By |2018-02-21T13:18:27+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Authority, Capitalism, Culture, Money, Political, Society|

“We Americans are not usually thought to be a submissive people, but of course we are. Why else would we allow our country to be destroyed? Why else would we be rewarding its destroyers? Why else would we all — by proxies we have given to greedy corporations and corrupt politicians — be participating in its [...]

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dots between climate change

By |2016-12-03T12:51:47+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Children, Society|

“Knowledge empowers people with our most powerful tool: the ability to think and decide. There is no power for change greater than a child discovering what he or she cares about. (Speech about Global Warming read on the National Mall for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, 2010)” - Seymour Simon & Saving our planet, [...]

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