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Enlightenment and Social Hope, Part 1

  By  Stefan Schindler In his 1784 essay on the nature of Enlightenment, Immanuel Kant declared: “Enlightenment is liberation from self-imposed immaturity.” He also noted that, if I may be so bold as to paraphrase, “We live in an age … Continue reading

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Did you ever? Saying yes to activism

By Kathie MM Fear, anger, discouragement, and a sense of helplessness are running rampant in this country today, and they have been charging towards this sorry state for generations. But as pointed out in our recent series of posts , there are thousands … Continue reading

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Celebrating Reverend Martin Luther King Jr’s Legacy, Part 2

    By Kathie Malley-Morrison &  Anthony J. Marsella Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., is gone, but his legacy of peace, justice, and nonviolence endures. Hallelujah! Celebrating that legacy should not be consigned to one day. Let’s strive for an MLK … Continue reading

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Celebrating the MLK Legacy, Part 1

  Welcome to the Land of King! by Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. Ladies and gentlemen, I write to you today from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the birthplace and national shrine of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–1968), clergyman, civil rights leader, … Continue reading

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