Dr. Chris Emdin, the innovative educator behind Reality Pedagogy and Science Genius—which combines science education with hip-hop—will deliver the 2014 Race, Education, and Democracy lectures.
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Turns out that on this day in 1702 Queen Anne vetoed, or, as the jargon went, withheld “royal assent” for a bill passed by Parliament. Never ever after. )
The image with this post says, "If your beliefs fit on a sign, think harder." Two thoughts are prompted. First, as Unitarian Universalists we are more often carrying around a long list of unanswered,
Environmental Justice struggles with a news cycle that may report a disaster, may revisit on the one year anniversary, but often abandons a community in the struggle of daily life. The media reported
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(I preached this sermon at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula on March 2nd 2014. The choice of topic was won in last year’s Auction.) Atheism seems to have been in the news quite
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“You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are.” - Anna...
keithsnyder: You mean there’s another reason?
From The World's Most Powerful People List - Forbes: Rank Name/Title Organization Age 1 Vladimir PutinPresident Russia 61 2 Barack ObamaPresident United States 52 3 Xi JinpingGeneral Secretary, Commun
Reflecting on James Martin, SJ’s Between Heaven and Mirth, chapter 2 “Why So Gloomy?” In the pages that I was just reading from Martin’s book, Martin discusses the relative “lack of humor” in the Gosp
Each moment is a special flower that will not bloom again. Today I plan to attend the Arkansas Governor's conference on Tourism to rally with friends and to support our efforts to stop the unwarranted
This post is the second in a four-part series on “A Journey with Four Spiritual Guides: Krishna, Buddha, Jesus, and Ramakrishna.” Looking ahead briefly to the next post, liberals sometimes get anxious
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Young Adult Bart Frost has served the Unitarian Universalism (UU) and the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) in leadership positions since he was a youth. He now chairs the General Assembly Pro
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"What is easily gained is not precious. If you teach one man to give up greed and to replace hatred..."
“What is easily gained is not precious. If you teach one man to give up greed and to replace hatred with love, that man becomes a precious man” - Venerable Thich Quang Do in Scott Hunt, The Future of
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…To those of our bodies given without pity to be burned, I know there is no answer but loving one another, even our enemies, and this is hard. Wendell Berry Rev. Bill Schulz, former executive director
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Pagan Voices is a spotlight on recent quotations from figures within the Pagan community. These voices may appear in the burgeoning Pagan media, or from a mainstream outlet, but all showcase our wisdo
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“I do not want to mediate, I want to prevent the need for mediation.” - Katherine Philips Edson (Unitarian, mediator, arbitrator, social reformer, club-woman, suffragist), quoted by Susan Diane Caseme
After the call for tools, what can you get today? Free software, as defined by the Free Software Foundation — their office is halfway between old 25 and new 24 — is means software that respects users’
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With the help of the Social Action Committee planning group—Susan Holt, Mental Health Resources Liaison, and SAC members Phyllis Liddell, Monica Greene and me—UUCF is hosting a Mental Health Resources
In wastes so scorched that even scrub brush finds no sanctuary sits a box of cheap wood- in another universe perhaps an Ikea desk for an impressionable young adult. Empty, its occupant stubbornly refu
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