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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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Social Injustice And Me

The desire for fairness and justice appear to be an inborn quality of human beings and many other animals. We want benefits and punishments to be meted out fairly. When a small child is reprimanded for an action he did … Continue reading

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Freedom Is Under Attack

My community is among others under serious attack by the current Administration. It’s painful to witness that the very hard-won freedoms our community has struggled piece by piece to achieve are at grave risk. Whether by executive order, aided by … Continue reading

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Justice Served

You’re driving along the highway enjoying the beautiful, sunny afternoon and peaceful scenery. You glance at the speedometer and notice that you’re traveling ten-miles-an-hour faster than the posted speed. You ease off the accelerator a bit so your car is … 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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Fairness

I love those tiny “Shambhala Pocket Classics” books. I keep a mini-library of them on a shelf in my nightstand. Last night I was having trouble dropping off to sleep, so I picked up the miniature copy of The Dhammapada, … Continue reading

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Social Justice

During the past few years the subject of social justice has come up for debate in several nations. Often there is a wide discrepency between talk and reality. For instance, in 2013, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said, “I am convinced … Continue reading

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