Monday reflection

This is a most interesting.  Think about the autonomous revolution that we are in the midst of birthing in our society.  Think about where all that we experience today will lead us as a society and culture over the next ten to twenty years?  Think about will we as a civilization come to understand the […]

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A conversation with Ilia and Matthew — Country Contemplative

I came across this delightful discussion of Ilia Delio and Matthew Fox on the need for spirituality. I suppose I like it because it’s a lively discussion by two of my favorite authors. I had never heard of Matthew Fox until a few years ago when a local youth minister told me. I mentioned the […]

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Bonhoeffer as Quaker? — The Postmodern Quaker

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor and theologian, was in some ways close to the early Quakers in his views on morality and violence. Yet he accepted the need to lie and perhaps even to kill in resistance to Hitler and the Nazi government, not rationalizing those acts as intrinsically good but taking on the responsibility before God for committing them. I am moved by his sincerity and courage.

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Herbert Marcuse – Grandfather of “Social Justice Warriors” and Notes on Repressive Tolerance — Mad Politics: The Bizarre, Fascinating, and Unknown of American Political History

The modern New Left, or as denizens of the internet puts it, “Social Justice Warriors”, are through their behaviors very closely following the views of one philosopher whether they realize it or not. Although some of these people have certainly never heard of or read Herbert Marcuse’s works, they are nonetheless influenced by his […]

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iPad Pro Diary: Day 2 with the Magic Keyboard reveals more pros and cons — 9to5Mac

I’ve often said that my Mac is my most important Apple product: if I could only have one, that’s the one I’d choose. Partly because bigger is better in my view when it comes to screen sizes, and partly because of its flexibility. The combination of powerful apps, a proper file-system and windowing. But last…

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