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The Golden Rule: Eleven World Religions (and New Commentary)

By Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D   “If you seek justice, choose for others what you would choose for yourself.” (Baha’i)  “One should seek for others the happiness one derives for one self.”  (Buddhism)  “Do unto others as you would have others … Continue reading

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Walt Whitman Returns . . .

This is what you shall do: by Anthony J. Marsella, channeling Walt Whitman   This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, Despise riches, Give alms to everyone that asks.“    I.  Again! Again! … Continue reading

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Two Paths in the Woods, Pt 2. Beyond Symbolic and Poetic Words By Guest Author Anthony Marsella

  The path we choose in our lives is not merely a symbolic or poetic path — one presented so eloquently by Robert Frost’s image of worn and less-trodden paths at a fork in the road.   No! The path before … Continue reading

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USA: A culture of violence, Part 2

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Charting a “Culture of Violence:” Causes and Consequences

As the immediate emotions of the presidential elections pass — the euphoria and elation of the winners, the grief, despair, anger of the losers — the harsh realities of daily life once again emerge. Among these is the widespread violence pervading the United States…. Continue reading

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