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A handy list of black mass murderers who were taken alive (for people who think being taken alive for mass murder is a "white privilege")

I only put a few minutes of googling into this, so consider it a starting place if you want to keep researching whether, as some internet memes insist, being taken alive is an example of "white privil

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

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A Reflection on Buddhism, Christianity and Unitarian Universalism by James Ishmael Ford Yesterday I posted a blog post in honor of the Feast of Sts Barlaam and Josaphat, where I mused on my fantasy of

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Donald Trump May Not Be a Fascist, But He is Leading Us Merrily Down That Path

People who have studied the extremist right as a historical and sociopolitical phenomenon in depth are acutely aware of a simple truth: America has been very, very lucky so far when it comes to fascis

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Orcinus (Site / Info)

29 November 2015 Worship Service and Religious Education for Children and Youth

Please join us on Sunday (29 November 2015) at 11:00 AM for “Fall in the Soul” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. It is “Give Away the Plate Sunday” at All Souls where we give all of our non-pledge contribution

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

What's the Matter with Marin?

A recent New York Times article titled "Who Turned my Blue State Red"  opens with : It is one of the central political puzzles of our time: Parts of the country that depend on the safety-net programs

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Musings and Essays (Site / Info)

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Adult Religious Education — 29 November 2015

Please join us on Sunday (29 November 2015) at 9:15 AM as we continue our discussion of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. We will cover Chapter 4

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

Black Friday

57 is close enough to my age to arrest attention with a booking photo. Robert Lewis Dear, the latest over-armed American to make the news looks a little too much like the guy I see in the mirror every

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A Conspiracy of Presence not Presents

Habits are hard to break. Change is difficult for all of us. It is easier to act our way into a new way of thinking than it is to think our way into new patterns of behavior.  Therefore, this Christma

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Sunflower Chalice (Site / Info)

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Column: “Death, She Speaks Through the Birds”

I. The Other “I don’t practice what I preach because I’m not the kind of person I’m preaching to.” – Rev. Ivan Stang Sitting on my patio, I looked up from the clay in my hands and was suddenly and imm

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

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Sunday Service: Through Eyes That Have Cried

How can we see through eyes that have cried? At this Sunday’s service Rev. Colin Bossen reflects upon stories gathered from undocumented and deported migrants and the ongoing need for a transformation

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)


Because All Lives Matter … We Stand for Black Lives Matter

By the Rev. Alice Anacheka-Nasemann, minister at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough & Hudson Last spring, when my 13-year-old daughter learned about the murders of the 9 African American men and wome

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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Peas-work, also called cork-work or “sticks and peas” was identified by some early authors as Froebel’s 19th gift in his invention of Kindergarten. It consisted of dried peas, softened in water before

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Stuck in Traffic

Few things are more frustrating than having somewhere you are eager to go or somewhere that you absolutely need to be and finding yourself stuck in traffic, blocked in by hundreds or thousands of peop

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


A Hero in a Unitarian Uniform

Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova, founder and Executive Director of the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada. The refugee crisis—actually make that multiple crises —that is engulfing the Middle East, Levant, a

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

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November 28–Harbor: Rest and Relaxation

“What?  No Words today?”  inquired the Dolphin. That’s right.  On Saturdays, we take a writing break, but we hope that you will look back through this week’s reflections or the month of November and f

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)


Paranoia strikes deep

There isn't a lot of reason for Idaho's security to be under particular discussion in regard to refugees (immigrants or terrorists); the chances of any foreign terrorists making their way to our Gem S

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Be Excellent to Each Other

I wonder if this is a post already. I guess it’s not, I didn’t see a #2 on the link when I did it. When I saw “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” I thought it was just a good dopey 80s movie. George

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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A Greener Housing Walk Through

A couple days ago we had a walk through at our soon-to-be new house with an energy efficiency company representative.  What fun to finally be getting closer to this aspect of our search for greener ho

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Black Lives: Thoughts on Black Friday

This time last year, our thoughts had already turned to the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and the shootings of unarmed African American men by police. A month later, at our Christmas-time service, we pl

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A Jersey Girl in Kentucky (Site / Info)

Beyond the scare

You don't even have to lie with statistics, if you have large enough circulation; FiveThirtyEight will be interested in what's what. Back in September the trending wave of crime reporting got them rol

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)