Egypt, Hope and Democratic Origins

By: Sunday February 6, 2011 9:15 am

“Democracy: a recognition of souls, all down the open road, and a great soul seen in its greatness, as it travels on foot among the rest, down the common way of living.” D.H. Lawrence There are very few people around the globe who are not moved by the solidarity and passion of the Egyptian people [...]

 

Ownership Society Fatal to Earth

By: Sunday September 26, 2010 8:22 am

This outgrowth from our feeling of empowerment is one that came up yesterday as we discussed the treasures of the ancient world that appear in our museums, ‘collected’ or looted from the world at large as we in the west ramble about taking whatever pops up. Like the Taliban exploding statues of the Buddha that graced Afghanistan for aeons, we take ownership of treasures that aren’t ours, and our world diminishes around us.

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