Tag Archives: human rights

Justice

“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.”–Dwight D. Eisenhower The nation feels terribly out of kilter these days. It appears that much of the fault is due to the promotion of injustice. I’m not alone in this … Continue reading

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Solidarity

Crows seem to display considerable amounts of care for each other. Some bird studies have observed the birds show a great deal of care for others of their species. In mating, they are monogamous, there is long-term parent-offspring bonding, they … Continue reading

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With Liberty And Justice For All

Near the end of one of my trips back to San Francisco, I purchased a small campaign-style pin at a book store on Castro Street. The simple, inexpensive souvenir became a precious, almost holy artifact from the time I bought … Continue reading

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It’s Universal Human Beings Week

Everyone who is able to comprehend this page is a human being. Well, of course, such an observation seems quite obvious. As far as I know, there are no hammerhead sharks following my blog. I write about the state of … Continue reading

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Focus On Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is 69 years old as of this month. It seems like it’s time to resurrect the spirit and driving energy of that ground-breaking document. In the summer of 1946 the UN’s new commission laid … Continue reading

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Human Solidarity Day

The US and the world are divided to a greater extent these days than I can personally remember.  It appears to be a split between the “haves” and the “have-nots”.  The “haves” include those who we consider as possessing an … Continue reading

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Thinking About Human Rights

They come through long, arduous struggle. They can go away in the blink of an eye.  I’ve been thinking about human and civil rights, ever since the general election.  Some individuals in the new Executive administration have vowed to dial many … Continue reading

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