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Two Paths in the Wood: “Choice” of Life or War, Part 1

“Choice:” Poetic, Personal, and Political from guest author Dr. Anthony Marsella.* The Road Not Taken . . . Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both. . . .  Somewhere ages and ages hence, Two … Continue reading

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Occupy Not

The Occupy Movement has been a courageous grassroots effort both in the US and around the world to resist the: degradation of democracy, destruction of human rights, strengthening of oligarchies, creeping infiltration of daily life by military industrial complexes powered by the … Continue reading

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Who knows why we fight? George knows.

  In the early days of this blog, we published a series of posts on George Lakoff’s views on wars between values and nations; we revisit some of those posts today. Lakoff is an activist cognitive psychologist/linguist who devotes great … Continue reading

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