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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Green Junction” wonderful examples of living in harmony with nature” by Julie Petter Ph.D

Green Junction We are living in a time where society constantly encourages us to buy stuff.  Commercials on television and online ads bombard us with images that entice us to purchase all kinds of goods, from home improvement items to clothing to toys and gadgets.  As a result, giving up non-essential purchases is not an […]

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