Tag Archives: Howard Zinn

Tis the season…to find renewal and inspiration

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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Buddhist Social Democracy, Part 1

by Stefan Schindler    All things pass; life is brief; seek freedom; be kind.  Siddhartha Gautama, Gangamala Jataka  “A Buddha arises for the welfare of the multitude.” This is a common refrain in Buddhist sutras. On Buddha’s Eightfold Path to … Continue reading

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Just for a change: Messages to live by

by Kathie MM As currently envisioned, the U.S. Peace Memorial  will consist of twelve walls, or facets, containing engraved peace quotes from famous Americans (including, for example, Noam Chomsky, Martin Luther King Jr., Jeanette Rankin, Margaret Mead, Albert Einstein) as … Continue reading

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, Part 1

by Stefan Schindler America has the largest empire in world history, guarded by a thousand military bases around the world; yet most Americans don’t know there is such a thing as the American empire, even though they’re paying for it.  … Continue reading

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