And Jesus Wept

According to a recent Pew Research Center poll, American Evangelicals are most likely to favor reducing funding for the following items in the federal budget: Aid to the world’s poor Unemployment Environment Health care Scientific research Aid to U.S. poor I came across this just now on my usual Sunday morning tag surfing habit at…

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Why Julian Assange Matters

Hilary Clinton has pledged to enhance America’s civilian power overseas, drawing from experts not only in the State Department but across the federal government. She’s reforming US democracy apparently. That was the headline anyway. When I read the headline this past week I expected to see a mention of an increase in honesty and integrity…

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Assassinate those you don’t like???

Some Americans have suggested that Julian Assange should be assassinated. Americans. Not Chinese. Not North Koreans. Not Iranians. Americans. Assasinated…as in murdered. As in having his life snuffed out As in being executed As in being dead. I for one am stunned.  ——————————————————————————————————————————- As an adit: Sarah Palin wants Julian Assange hunted as a terrorist!…

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Thank-you for Calling God

Thank-you for calling God. Your call is important to us. Currently all Gods operators are busy with other calls  Please select from the following options: Press [1]      To reject any religion bar yours    Press [2]     To burn all religious texts bar your own Press [3]     To bring pestilence down upon people of your choice    Press [4]     To…

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…and yet

  http://octarin.wordpress.com/2010/08/13/disconnected/  I read this blog this morning and felt inspired by the clear articulation of the sense of pessimism. There are truths in what is written here. Indeed it resonates to so many feelings I’ve had and stories I’ve heard and yet…  “me feeling disconnected from everything and everyone, hence the title of the post.”…

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Your Thoughts?

“Your feeling, my feeling, or anyone else’s feeling that something is so adds nothing to the resolution of whether it is so.” I read this statement in some very welcome feedback and it has been playing on my mind so much I must write                   With unreserved respect to the author of this line I absolutely…

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