Category Archives: Politics

International Day Of Democracy

Various pundits around the world will likely editorialize and otherwise communicate their opinions about democracy more than usual today. The United Nations sanctioned International Day of Democracy is a time to review the state of democracy. The intent is to … Continue reading

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Resentment

Today, while America observes another anniversary of 9/11, one might claim that the horrific terrorism came about, at least in part, due to anger and resentment of the perpetrators. The tragic destruction of lives and property demonstrated the dark power … Continue reading

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It’s Labor Day in the U.S.A.

Labor Day is one of the rare official holidays that is not focused on one particular, noteworthy historical person, national milestone, or religious observance. At its core, Labor Day salutes the everyday working person. The very history of instituting the … Continue reading

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Diligent Yet Free

“I have tasted freedom. I will not give up that which I have tasted.”–LGBT activist, Harvey Milk Have you noticed certain people love their freedom so much that they actively try to suppress the liberty of others? On the other … Continue reading

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Fragmented

Do you ever wonder about the workings of your brain as regarding thoughts and memories? Unless we’re absolutely focused upon a task or engaged in meditation, random memories, resentments, joys, and visions pop up, uninvited. Some eastern spiritual teachers call … Continue reading

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Benevolence And Virtue

“Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.”–Horace Mann Benevolence is an often misunderstood concept in popular culture. At its … Continue reading

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Revolting

Today, Americans celebrate a massive act of treason against the British Government. The Declaration of Independence wasn’t the first act of treason. The colonists were previously accused of being traitors after the Boston Tea Party and similar activities that took … Continue reading

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