Category Archives: Reconciliation and healing

Recovering from the Violence Done

By Kathie MM Violence is oozing its way steadily into our daily lives — into our theaters, churches, homes, and schools. It’s happening right here in the US, but also around the world with a little help from Uncle Sam. … Continue reading

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Veterans Speak Out, Part 1

Note from Kathie MM:  This post from long-time guest author  Ross Caputi begins a new series on ending violence; his focus is on the role of veterans in promoting repair as an antidote to violence. Veterans Speak Out, Part 1 … Continue reading

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Pledging Allegiance

by Kathie MM The Pledge of Allegiance is not sacrosanct. Within my lifetime, the words “Under God” were added to the Pledge because Congress and the President wanted to differentiate the US from the godless Communists. Here is my recommendation … Continue reading

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Beware Resurgence of Deadly Diseases, Part 3

by Kathie MM Out, out damn deadly disease! We recently began a series on racialopathy and ethnicopathy , deadly social diseases, all too contagious in these virulent times. How can we stop them? Many diseases—think of cancer—are very complex, taking different forms, … Continue reading

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