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Where it all begins, Part 2

  By Kathie MM As noted in my last post , if people want to move their countries from a preoccupation with war, hatred, power, threat, and punishment to the pursuit of peace, brotherly (and sisterly) love, social equality, justice, … Continue reading

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Where it all begins, Part 1

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By Kathie MM Most children, in this country and much of the rest of the world, have been subjected to considerable verbal and psychological violence, and often physical violence, by the age of two—and it may only get worse. The … Continue reading

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Do we have a right to rights?

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Do women have human rights? Do children? The United Nations has declared that women and children do have human rights, yet women are disproportionately denied them in the world today: they are beaten to death, burned to death, raped, and … Continue reading

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Dehumanized children in America: Brutalized, bullied, and bought

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All of the major religious texts in the world today stress the inherent value of children, but to many people throughout the world—including the United States—children are disposable. They are beaten, raped, and murdered by family members, bullied to death … Continue reading

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