Monthly Archives: January 2014

A view on creation from another angle and public eduation

Over the years a debate between those whose religious beliefs cause them to deny that the process of evolution is a scientifically sound theory concerning the creation of humankind and those whose scientific knowledge causes them to share this information … Continue reading

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Religion in the workplace

For some people, the idea of religion in the work place conjures visions of earnest and enthusiastic evangelical Christians attempting to win “converts” at work. However, there is another model of religion in the workplace that has more to do … Continue reading

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Prosperity and lessons from history

Recently, there has been much discussion in the public sector regarding prosperity and how to achieve it nationally as well as personally. Our leaders have spoken of attaining the “middle class” and the ways by which that can occur. There … Continue reading

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“So, you think it couldn’t happen again?”

Yesterday, 27 January, was “International Holocaust Remembrance Day”. The day commemorates the day on 27 January 1945, on which the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp was liberated by the Russian army. The Nazi’s had abandoned the camp 10 days earlier, according to … Continue reading

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Ghandi and Despair

Over the past few years, I have observed wars and revolutions in places where friends and children of friends have lived and sometimes died and I begin to despair, asking, “won’t things ever change?” We human beings have an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Has Anything Changed?

I was reading about the Catholic Worker Movement the other day and I asked myself if anything has changed in the public sector, because of the movement she co-founded. Here is something she said: “We want no revolution; we want … Continue reading

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Science, Spirituality and Mysticism: Not Mutually Exclusive

The Dalai Lama wrote: “In order to understand the way our brains behave, we can observe our emotions and their effects. In the past, it seemed as though science and spirituality were opposed to each other. However, it’s not a … Continue reading

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