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…
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.
"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?
“Seeking the death penalty and securing the death penalty should not obligate us to implement the death penalty.”
The ideal spiritual practice fosters compassion, justice, love, and a sense of unity.