Archive for ‘philosophy’

June 8, 2019

Why We Underestimate How Fast and Far Democracies Can Fall

The War Against Democracy, and Why We’re Losing It

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June 3, 2019

The True Religion & The Old Fry Cook

The fry cook was old. He had been around since Noah was a sailor. He was a man of un-muzzled thoughts, and one day he asked the smoke-choked clientele this […]

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May 22, 2019

Saanich to examine the way in which permissive tax exemptions are handed out

WATCH: Should churches pay property taxes if they don’t contribute to the wider community? That’s a question Saanich councillors are now dealing with. As Calvin To reports, a provincial organization says the current system sets a double standard.  Saanich councillors passed a motion Monday for staff to examine the way in which permissive tax exemptions are handed […]

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March 25, 2019

Do the Rich Capture All the Gains from Economic Growth?

Adjusted for inflation, the US economy has more than doubled in real terms since 1975.

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March 22, 2019

Jesus Was a Socialist

Many Christians think socialism is at odds with their faith. But Jesus taught (and the early church modeled) principles very much in line with socialist thinking. Let’s take a look at the many things Jesus had to say on this subject.

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March 16, 2019

Can a Christian be Moral ?

Can a Christian be moral?  That question must sound absurd to a Christian, but the same absurd question is posed to atheists, often by Christians:  Can an […]

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March 5, 2019

The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

Today, National Nurses United announced their plan to mobilize across the Country in support of the Medicare for All Act (HB1384) introduced earlier this week by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, with support

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March 5, 2019

What Do Churches Have to Hide? The Solution Is Simple.

Nonprofit organizations in the U.S. make a contract with society: you give us tax-exempt status, and we’ll open our books to show that we’ve spent our […]

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February 17, 2019

Zen Stories For A Calm, Clear & Open Mind – Personal Growth – Medium

7 parables to focus your frantic brain

Source: Zen Stories For A Calm, Clear & Open Mind – Personal Growth – Medium

February 17, 2019

If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

A few years ago, I read slave narratives to explore the lives of black agricultural workers after the end of the Civil War. The narratives came from the Federal…

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