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Socrates, Buddha, and Thomas Paine

  by Stefan Schindler The failure of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to embody their ownmost message of peace partly contributes to the increasing appeal of Buddhism in today’s postmodern war-torn world. Also, there is something absurd – counterproductive, self-defeating, and … 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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TO EDUCATE OR IGNORATE: That is The Question

  by Guest Author Stefan Schindler “Fascism ought more rightly to be called corporatism, since it embodies the fusion of state and corporate power.” Benito Mussolini “That’s how wars start.  Politicians lie to journalists, then believe what they read.” Karl … Continue reading

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