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How privileged people rationalize supporting Clinton, or Answering Stephanie Zvan

I won't address the opening comments in Stephanie Zvan's Bernie Sanders and Revolution Betrayed. They're there to elicit sympathy, and I have sympathy for her. I suppose I could say a bit here about g

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

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Column: The Voodoo Spiritual Temple and the Accumulation of Magick

I hold in my hands a skull. It has the same terra cotta color as a flower pot, and the same kind of weight. White paint has been flecked across its surface; sigils have been painted. The lines rise up

1 hour ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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It's a wrap

Three NY Times reporters combined for the Oregon standoff ends wrap-up, and it makes me appreciate the objective distance of good journalism. The Pulitzers are going to go to reporters closer to the s

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Love set Ablaze

  In honor of the Standing on the Side of Love 30 Days of Love 2016 campaign, Phebe Hawes speaks up about being a light of love in a time of hate. In order to love alike, we need not think alike ~Fran

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Blue Boat of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Site / Info)

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Minimum Wage address to Tuscaloosa City Council

This was given to the Mayor and City Council on February 9, 2016. I am here before you tonight because I am confused by the city’s legislative agenda as it pertains to item 16–Minimum Wage Legislation

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A Unitarian Universalist Minister in the South (Site / Info)

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UULM-MD Report: UU priorities & the legislature

Twelve, yes, twelve, UUCF members traveled to Annapolis February 6 for the annual meeting of the UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland: Dave Hutchins, Jeannette Barteld, Lisa Bromfield, Jane Ladner (bar

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The Heavens Cry out in Joy: Charles Darwin is Born on this Day!

Just yesterday I was thinking how Darwin’s Origin of Species was, in addition to arguably being the most important book written in the nineteenth century, was a really good read. And now I notice it’s

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Epictetus, from The Handbook

43. There are always two handles by which to grasp something— one is good to grab, the other useless. You’ve been wronged? Don’t grab the handle labeled “injustice.” You can’t carry wrongs that way. D

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Presidents Make Lousy Leaders of Mass Movements

The theory of change that Bernie Sanders advocates is a "political revolution;" he wants increased mass mobilization in favor of broad reformist goals: universal health care, free public college, gett

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Man, it’s cold outside!

Look around you and on Facebook and you’ll see everyone bundled up. Heavy coats, sweaters and probably Long Johns. (How did John get underwear named after him? Anyone know?) Now think about how some o

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Celebrate CUC Month

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At school, I've almost finished a Jackson Pollack styled box guitar. In comparison with a true Jackson Pollack design, I've been lazy and not laid on enough paint, but the blue body of the thing neede

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

A Toast

In cultures around the world, gathering together is an opportunity to wish good fortune, to note special milestones and to express hopes for the future. Which is say, a toast is essentially a prayer w

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Decoding Lincoln’s Religious and Spiritual Life

One of the spurious quotes often used by Evangelicals and the Religious Right to claim Lincoln. Note:   I know it’s been a week with a lot of retreads.   The difference is that today’s actually has re

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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7 February 2016 Sermon Podcast

“In Community with the World” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

Head Above Holy Water

Religious, Politics, Sex and Whatever Else Captures the Attention of this Aspiring Unitarian Universalist Minister

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Playing Rocksmith Again

It’s been a while. I don’t think I have pulled out the cheap Guitar Research strat in weeks. Hardest thing for me on it tonight was making a good C. I know that much better on the Ibanez. And I wish I

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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We send warm wishes for a Happy Birthday to our UUFP members who were born in February!

Apologies for the lateness of these very important names. FEBRUARY BIRTHDAYS Nan Procyson Cher Balsley Barry Campbell Milyn King Karen Overby Westley Joseph Joe Luke Rebecca Popplewell Megan Zunk-Wasi

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Orthodoxy and Progress: The Protestant Reformation, the 2016 Election, and Maybe We're Not So Bad Off Today

#FeeltheReformation might have been his hashtag For my upcoming class on Christian History in my final semester of Seminary, I’m studying Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation in the 1500s, and

18 hours ago

Head Above Holy Water (Site / Info)

Other voices on insurgency

Nice feature on U of O Geography professor Peter Walker, who I've mentioned several times here, "one of the most interesting voices covering the strange events in Harney County." With an area of inter

19 hours ago

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