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THEOLOGY AND NATURE July 17, 2013

Posted by wmmbb in Global Warming (climate change), Humankind/Planet Earth, Nonviolence.
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As we, and those human beings who follow us, confront climate change,  not solely as a scientific theory, but as a lived experience, we may require a new ordering in the world.
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EDWARD SNOWDEN: NONVIOLENT ACTOR? June 14, 2013

Posted by wmmbb in Nonviolence.
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To fulfill this script, it could be argued that Ed Snowden should have stayed put, and accepted the consequences in full.
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LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM April 17, 2013

Posted by wmmbb in Nonviolence, Social Environment, US Politics.
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It is now fifty years since Martin Luther King wrote his letter from a Birmingham Jail. He writes, “You are quite right to call for negotiation. Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor”.
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DON’T BELIEVE THE EVIDENCE? December 28, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Global Warming Politics, Nonviolence.
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That seems to be the motto of some climate change contrarians. What is the critical evidence in question?  Mean surface temperature, accuracy of the climate models and climate sensitivity seem be major points of contention.

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GUNS AND RIGHTS December 24, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Nonviolence, Social Environment, Terrorism Issues.
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Following the appalling massacre of school children and their teachers, who selflessly sought to protect them, in Connecticut, the  National Rifle Association has unilaterally declared a ban on “semi-automatic assault weapons” and ammunition must not be considered.
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KILLING OF CHILDREN December 17, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Nonviolence, US Politics.
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Why is it that the killing of children in Connecticut seems more immediate to me than the killing of children in Waziristan? In terms of physical distance, Waziristan is closer.
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“HISTORIC” MINDANAO PEACE AGREEMENT October 21, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in Nonviolence, Peace, South East Asia.
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Peace agreements too often founder with the opposing parties returning to violence.

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