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End of the internet

Wired joined the throng reporting on the FCC plan to gut net neutrality yesterday. "Under my proposal, the federal government will stop micromanaging the internet," FCC chair Ajit Pai said in a statem

2 hours ago

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58 of 99 Weight Loss Smoothies: Orange Sunrise

Orange Sunrise Recipe1 Orange, peeled1 Lemon, peeled3 cups Romaine Lettuce1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1 scoop protein powder1 teaspoon matcha green tea2 cups almond milk 277 calories, 41 grams carbs, 7 grams

2 hours ago

A Perfect World (Site / Info)

Column: Report from Frith Forge

Frith Forge, the first international conference focused on inclusive Ásatrú and Heathenry, was held Oct. 6-8 outside of Potsdam, Germany. The event was the first major project of the International Rel

3 hours ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism Culture Perspectives Frith Forge Heathen Asatru

Actresses put their tongues in my mouth, a memory inspired by the charge against Al Franken

I was an actor in New York City for a year or so. I was awful, but I was young and, though I didn't really believe it at the time, fairly handsome, so I got a few jobs: a supporting role in an off-off

3 hours ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Just When You Need Them Most—Murfin’s Thanksgiving Rules

Murfin’s It turns out that this illustration, swiped from a children's book, was actually created by Theresa Murfin! Gotta be some kind of relative!.  Hello, cousin and feel free to stop by for the fe

4 hours ago

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

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Youth Speak on General Assembly!

After going to General Assembly (GA), an annual national Unitarian Universalist event that is focused on voting on UUA procedure and attending workshops on social justice and other topics, two youth g

5 hours ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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The Culavedalla Sutta: The Nun Dhammadinna Explains Buddhism

    I’m a big fan of the Culavedalla Sutta, the 44th fascicle of the Majjihma Nikaya, the Collection of Middle-length Discourses attributed to the Buddha of history, Gautama Siddhartha. I first read i

6 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Highway robbery

It's hard to know where to begin to make sense of the tax cut fever in the GOP right now. The whole "railing against the deficit" thing is right out the window. Clearly, that doesn't matter beyond the

6 hours ago

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STJ#1004, Busca el Amor

There’s a terrible film from 1999 called The 13th Warrior featuring Antonio Banderas playing a 10th century Arab ambassador to northern Europe; he somehow finds himself included in a group of Vikings

6 hours ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn Mood: Moderate Singability: Moderate Singability: Child Friendly Range: Low

Learning the Truth About Thanksgiving and America’s Origin Story

With the anticipation of a mouth-watering feast and time away from the office to lounge with family and friends, Americans come together for Thanksgiving. It’s the holiday where conversations about ou

7 hours ago

Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

History American Society Now More Than Ever Race and Ethnicity in America All the Real Indians Died Off Dina Gilio-Whitaker Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

hand screw table vise.

For years before I had a workbench with a woodworking vise I used hand screws to hold drawer sides for cutting dovetails. For those unfamiliar with hand screws, they are an ages old form of clamp used

8 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Question of the day

What are you most grateful for?

9 hours ago

UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)

gratitude Question of the day


Foxes of story and legend have a reputation for being devious and clever, but this young one just looks curious, eager to know about the world around it. Of course, many people work hard at being clev

10 hours ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)


November 22–Faith: Distributed Trust

I have written here that faith is trust.  I have also written that faith may be more useful to us as a verb than as a noun:  to place one’s heart upon something, to engage in life in the present … Con

13 hours ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

faith UU 4th Principle

Car Repair Blues

The windshield wipers stopped work for Lanna, my wife, on I-91 just south of Northampton, Massachusetts on Saturday night. Unfortunately, it was raining.  Fortunately, we have AAA Plus and could get u

18 hours ago

Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)


What else is news?

Just catching up on things... The president's Twitter habit may become a legal liability for him, with his feed replete with evidence of obstruction of justice and witness intimidation. Looks like Jar

19 hours ago

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Living into History

As we approach the holiday called Thanksgiving, how can we move past the American myths that support colonization, and find ways to decolonize our minds and our communities? I have not been able to bl

20 hours ago

Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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URGENT Action needed by TN on Senate tax bill

Hello! I’m the Advocacy Program Consultant for UUs for Social Justice (www.uusj.org). Our volunteers take the UU voice to Capitol Hill every month on key social justice issues. Right now, we’re reachi

1 day ago

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

announcement Acting on our values in the broader world

Homemade Holidays & Holiday Party!

Sunday, December 10th Homemade Holidays and the Holiday Party will happen on Sunday, December 10th, beginning right after the service with lunch. Homemade Holidays 12pm-2:30pm Holiday Party 12pm-4pm.

1 day ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Co-Ministers’ Colloquy

Honoring the many atrocities throughout humankind, we take this time now to focus on that for which we are so grateful. Many of you heard our report at the Congregational Meeting on Sunday and our lis

1 day ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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