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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’s self.”  (Buddhism)  “Do unto others as you would have others … Continue reading

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Reflections on Witnessing the Republican Presidential Candidate Debate

By guest author Anthony J. Marsella (December 15, 2015 – CNN TV – Las Vegas, Nevada) I sat and watched, speechless, at what was unfolding before me. Billed as a debate of potential presidential candidates, I expected — hoped — … Continue reading

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Blind justice–or blind to justice?

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Americans are expected to pledge allegiance to a flag that symbolizes “liberty and justice for all.” But, as one of our readers asked recently, “What is justice?” One common distinction is between retributive justice and restorative justice: Retributive justice: Focuses … Continue reading

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A bouquet of stories: Valentines for peace

For the second Valentine’s day in the life of Engaging Peace, we want to re-share some posts that have been among the wonderful gifts our readers have given us.  The following selection focuses on messages of peace and love. (1) … Continue reading

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