Category Archives: Ethic of reciprocity

Dear Chairman Kim Jung-un

by Lewis Randa, Director, The Peace Abbey What follows is a letter for President Donald Trump to consider sending to Chairman of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kim Jung-un. Please feel free to add, edit, or delete and submit … Continue reading

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Socrates, Buddha, and Thomas Paine

  by Stefan Schindler The failure of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to embody their ownmost message of peace partly contributes to the increasing appeal of Buddhism in today’s postmodern war-torn world. Also, there is something absurd – counterproductive, self-defeating, and … Continue reading

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What my filly taught me

By Kathie MM When I was thirteen, I tamed an outlaw horse named Heidi. She was pretty much a refugee from terror. She was a small, beautiful, and initially rather wild Morgan horse who had been viciously beaten and neglected. As a result … Continue reading

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Love to YOU, from Fyodor

by Kathie MM “Love all God’s creation, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf, every ray of light. Love the animals, love the plants, love each separate thing. If thou love each thing thou wilt perceive … Continue reading

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