The myth of rugged independence has run amok. There is no such thing as independence, either in origination or action. Existence is in relation. We cannot live without death, nor can we grow rich without creating poverty. The fallacy of independence only allows us to believe that we exist outside of relation. But we can be prosperous without creating poverty. When prosperity is based on compassion it becomes a matter of the common wealth.
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|By: KarenM Friday November 20, 2009 1:09 pm|
The loss of both a mother and her baby was actually funny to some of the attendees at this raucous town hall.
|By: BarbaraCoombsLee Wednesday October 21, 2009 1:36 pm|
Sometimes a movement’s opposition is its best friend. And an opposition commentator is the first to tell the world transformative social change is underway.
A recent National Review cover story warns of a dangerously potent cultural shift. It seems Americans are moving out of frank denial and blind fear of death into a position of empowerment and choice in our end-of-life experiences. This is a bad thing, from National Review’s perspective.
|By: Laura Doty Thursday May 14, 2009 6:17 pm|
A poem by the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish