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What Trump Vs. Clinton Means For Gun Control

By Dennis A. Henigan For the first time since 2000, the Presidential election promises to be pivotal for the politics of gun control. Both for supporters of stronger gun laws, and for “gun rights” par

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

American Society Politics and Current Events Dennis A. Henigan Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People

Buzz Coil on Hiatus

There will be no Buzz Coil in September because I'm recuperating from unusually complex   cataract surgery. I'm okay but should not be using my eyes to the extent necessary to gather material for the

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Medusa Coils (Site / Info)

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The next Donald Trump

We are now forty days from the 2016 election, and the result is still very much in doubt. The collision of two unpopular, ill-liked candidates has created something approaching competition. On the Wed

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Making the art you most want to see

There’s a passage in the novella “Seymour: An Introduction” by J. D. Salinger, advice from Seymour to his younger brother, Buddy, a writer, advice with which I have an ambivalent relationship. It has

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Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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SAC News That Won’t Fit Into Midweek Announcements

SACNTWFIMA. Okay, so you can’t pronounce it but we want to be sure you get all our Social Action Committee highlights and insights. Compassion & Choices On Sunday, October 2, 4pm, Compassion & Choices

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uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

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Nuclear Disarmament Letter

The attached letter was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from the Canadian Unitarian Council National Voice Team. The government leaders were urged to “take a strong position against the prolifer

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Shunryu Suzuki on Breathing

When we practice zazen (Zen meditation) our mind always follows our breathing. When we inhale, the air comes into the inner world. When we exhale, the air goes out to the outer world. the inner world

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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today in wood shop.

Anaxagoras: Man's wisdom comes from his hands This afternoon, m students in first, second and third grades will work on their toy trains. With the engines nearly complete, they are planning the variou

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

The death of Alfred Olango, disability, and “failure to comply”

A black man, Alfred Olango, was killed by a police officer on Tuesday in El Cajon, CA. It’s the first major city to the east of San Diego, about 20-25 minutes by car from where I live. Not much is kno

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Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

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Pagan Pride Day in New Mexico

All in all, it was a glorious day. As a Pagan and a UU, this particular event warms my heart in so many ways.

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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September 28–Love Makes a Bridge: Religion

Religion should be a bridge builder, shouldn’t it?  At first glance, I think this question would get a nod from most people.  People who belong to and practice a religion generally believe that their

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

Love Makes a Bridge UU 7th Principle UU 4th Principle

Begin in Love

One of the most difficult things about raising a child is that you have so little control. You can only manage so much of what will happen to them, and they are who they are, with a personality that y

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Tree of Life Minister Bids Good bye to Congregation

Note— One of the things that I do is provide volunteer public relations services to my church, the Tree of Life Congregation in McHenry, Illinois along with other worthy local non-profits and activist

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

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The 100 Years Show ***

A wonderful short documentary on Netflix about Carmen Herrera whose art was discovered five decades after it should have when she was around 90. Sexism makes me very, very sad. That a major contempora

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: two new books, The Wild Hunt, the Presidential debate, camping, and news on my own book.

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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Photos from a walk across Grantchester Meadows and then on to Byron's Pool and Trumpington Meadows

This morning I went for a walk across Grantchester Meadows and then on to Byron's Pool and Trumpington Meadows (the latter, though pretty enough, is horribly blighted by the overwhelming roar of the M

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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RE NEWS

RE NEWS By Joanne Dingus We covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We all know this as our first principle. In fact, it’s the one that most of us remember over

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Youth Delegates Accompany Patrick McCollum to International Peace Day

[Nathan Hall is the newest addition to the Wild Hunt weekly news team. If you like his work and our daily news service, consider donating to The Wild Hunt. Each and every day, you will receive origina

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Fortification Episode 3: Reina Gossett

We’ve been on the road with the #ReviveLove tour over the last week and have heard again and again - from long-term to brand new organizers - the urgent need for unapologetic steadfast support and nou

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Our Stories - Standing on the Side of Love (Site / Info)

Class appears to trump sexism in interrupting

How to Get Ahead as a Woman in Tech: Interrupt Men: "Not only do these three women interrupt everyone, gender- and level-agnostic, they represent three of the four biggest interrupters in the study. T

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)