Entries tagged with “Justice”
Awakening us to our interdependency with others, Paul Kivel questions the mythology of success based on individual achievement and hard work.
In today’s social movements, there is typically online organizing (“Click here to do this good thing”) and there is offline organizing (“Excuse me, ma’am, would you sign this petit…
There is a clear beacon for our darkening but beautiful world. It’s from the sixth century, when a single monk chose to live a life that made the world new.
Research from New York University suggests a counter intuitive notion: A sense of unfairness can actually increase volunteerism. Why? It turns out that when people who strong…
In order to cultivate our fierceness, we must “re-vision” our relationship to three important aspects of ourselves.
With better technology, more police, stiffer minimums, and bigger fails, we now “trail ‘em, nail ‘em, and jail ‘em” faster and harder than ever. Yet as crime is falling, both our prison population and our fear of crime keep rising. So something is terribly wrong. There must be a way to break the cycle of fear — to heal crime. And there is. It’s called restorative justice.
"Doing unto others based on what we would want them to do unto us implies a quid pro quo exchange of self-interests, not a fulfillment of duty. It reflects a noble aspiration to place decision-making beyond self-interest, but it may remain rooted in it."
Because no one in their right mind really wants meat from factory farms
As any detective knows, when something is missing that should be present, a void where there should be a plenum, it is an important clue. Like the archetypal philosophical detective Socrates, I set out to discover what had happened to justice. Had it disappeared from modern minds, hearts, and conversation? Or merely from the consciousness of New Age pilgrims?
Sam Keen attempts a worldwide "Dow" — an indicator of political, economic, and environmental justice for all. We're asking you: What works? What's missing?
The ideal spiritual practice fosters compassion, justice, love, and a sense of unity.