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Enlightenment and Social Hope, Part 3

by Stefan Schindler Standing before Michelangelo’s statue of David, the poet Rilke said: “I must change my life.”  A Catholic bishop, after reading the Dalai Lama’s autobiography, said in his New York Times book review: “We must change our lives.” … Continue reading

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Time to protest?

In 1965, the Vietnam Day Committee, an anti-war group in Berkeley, California, called for an International Day of Protest from October 15-16 to express revulsion against the Vietnam War. Protest demonstrations around the country gradually evolved into a powerful anti-war … Continue reading

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No causes to kill for

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, often known as Mahatma (“Great Soul” in Sanskrit) was born October 2, 1869. In 2007, the General Assembly of the United Nations approved a resolution to create… Continue reading

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