Posts Tagged ‘ human rights ’

How Change Happens (or Doesn’t)

December 11, 2012
How Change Happens (or Doesn’t)

When I was a pre-teen, I remember overhearing a conversation between adults about the ERA, the political push for women to have equal rights in society and in the workplace.  I was proud to think that while others of my friends belonged to churches that led by fallible men, we had God at the helm, […]

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The Laws of Hell

January 21, 2012
The Laws of Hell

The laws that govern normal behavior on earth (e.g., “Thou shalt not kill”) do not apply in heaven, because there they are unnecessary. The laws that govern normal behavior on earth also do not apply in hell, because there no one can hope to keep them. I am not the first to notice that “war […]

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