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1954 comic asks "Are you a Red Dupe?"

At the height of the Red Scare, comic books were facing censorship. EC Comics tried to point out that censorship was un-American in with a house ad in The Haunt of Fear drawn by the great Jack Davis a

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

cartoon censorship / free speech

A Trip to the Moon

It was on this day in 1902 that Le Voyage dans la Luna was first screened. It is generally considered the first science fiction movie.

2 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Celebrating Mixed Religion: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Syncretism

The summer after my freshman year in college, Sarah McLachlan released her album Surfacing. Among the many singles from that album that seemed to be playing on every radio, in every elevator, and in e

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Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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Denali

Most Americans will never see Alaska. Most will never see Denali. Most Americans couldn't report a single fact about William McKinley beyond that he was assassinated. If that. Most Americans don't liv

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

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On the Meaning of Life

 “Wow. You may not be ordained, but you’re doing ministry already.” – Rev. Peter Morales, President, Unitarian Universalist Association(UUA). Watch as Audrey Havelah Laughrey, UUA Summer Seminary 2015

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

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And Still We Rise

The poet Mark Nepo writes that when “we find ourselves in an emergency at night, in a life-changing crisis or a passage that feels quite dark, we need to lean into life, not away, and strike ourselves

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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No, We Can’t All Just Get Along

I am required to practice, worship, and write according to the dictates of the Gods, no matter who that discomforts. And I am also required to work for the greater good alongside those who practice, w

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Up in Flames

Sometimes things in life go up in flames in the worst possible way, leaving us stunned and bereft. But sometimes it is a relief to consign aspects of our lives to the flames, letting go of what no lon

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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September 1–Culture and Tradition: Creativity

The creative adult is the child who has survived. Ursula K. LeGuin There is an automaticity built into the way human beings act–especially around children. Within any culture, within any subset of a c

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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September 1, 1939—How it Looked From a Barstool

It seemed like a lark--laughing German soldiers take down a Polish border road barricade to begin their invasion....</div> The beginning of unimaginable horror is hard to pin down by date.   Was it t

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

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Forgiveness

"Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all people love poorly." ―Henri J.M. Nouwen

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Apologies and Forgiveness

Rev. Lynn Ungar shares a story about offering the right kind of apology, one that asks real forgiveness.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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Adin Ballou: Peace and Forgiveness

This month, we explore the theme of forgiveness with a story of a community that practiced radical forgiveness.

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)

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gaycommunion: Stonewall Riots + 5 Names To Know

gaycommunion: Stonewall Riots + 5 Names To Know

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RevSean (Site / Info)

SMART CYCLING BASICS

Saturday, September 26 This 6-hour class utilizes League of American Bicyclists Smart Cycling program curriculum, instruction, and resources to facilitate safe and enjoyable cycling. Smart Cycling (Ba

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke (Site / Info)

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In New Orleans, ‘a big humanity reclamation act’

Thousands of volunteers have been transformed in the ten years since Hurricane Katrina through the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal.

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uuworld.org: latest stories (Site / Info)

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Dangerous Common Sense (Site / Info)

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Poems, Prayers, and Mary Oliver

For LoraKim, who rose with Mary for a year, and then more than a year, and then ever afterward, and shows me every day that my work is loving the world. SPOKEN INVOCATION “The Summer Day” by Mary Oliv

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Pagan Community Notes: Four Quarters, City of Refuge, Pagan Pride Day and more

Four Quarters Interfaith Sanctuary, a farm and campground located in Pennsylvania, was in the news after a festival-goer reported being attacked. Four Quarters opens its land to a number of yearly ext

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The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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The Karma and Rebirth Debate Within Contemporary Western Buddhism: Some Links to Follow

Way back when he reviewed the Buddhist monk Stephen Batchelor’s lovely book “Alone With Others,” The Western Buddhist John Blofeld wrote an introduction praising the young monk scholar and his writing

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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