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March 2013
Vol. 12, Number 1


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A hopeful approach for the future of international relations.

Redirect teen rebellion towards idealism and self improvement.

Read excerpts from unpublished book: Science, Religion and the Search for God —Bridging the Gap.

Poems of society, the human condition, and spiritual discovery.

Our student activities and curriculum materials instill an environmental, cultural, and global perspective, and integrate various academic disciplines.





This Month's Article

This is the 10th anniversary of the US Invasion of Iraq. The pain and deception of that war continue as a wound to our spirit. Many lives lost and broken and our nation's soul twistedand split by the failures of leadership and mission. Read a poem from that time...

March Madness
(March 28, 2003 – NCAA Basketball tournament and unfolding war in Iraq.)

No, it is not the game,
that elegant dance
of dark and light brothers
with ball and moves
and arching shots sublime
like a ballet
of earth-defying demigods
thrilling people on the edge
of time....(cont.)

Read: March Madness — the entire poem>>

Previous Articles 2012

January 2012 Article
If Fear is the Mind Killer, then Obedience is its Drug

February 2012 Article
Tired of "Sustainability?"

March-April 2012 Article
Cardboard Box Manifestos – political discourse in the age of texting and Occupy Wall  Street

May-June 2012 Article
Moving from Scarcity to Abundance

July-August 2012 Article
Ideological Purity is a Sign of Approaching Extinction

September-October 2012 Article
I Am a Landscape

Previous Articles 2011

January 2011 Article:
Planting Healing Trees

February 2011 Article:
The Domino Effect 2011

March 2011 Article:

April 2011 Article
Observation—Waking up Our Senses

May 2011 Article
Rethinking “Moderation” in an Age of Extreme Need

June-July 2011 Article
Emerging Social Realities for a New Era—Part I

August-September 2011 Article
Emerging Social Realities for a New Era—Part II

August-September 2011 Article
Crises and Politics

October 2011 Article
Parables for Crumbling Stones

November 2011 Article
The Poor People’s Campaign 43 years later through the lens of Occupy Wall Street

December 2011 Article
Looking to the Third World in a Time of Crisis

Myth vs. Facts



CLICK TO READ: Religious Beliefs Governing Behavior Toward Other People



Eight good reasons to boycott Exxon-Mobil
and Chevron-Texaco

Shell: Own Up and Pay Up to Clean Up the Niger Delta



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Vol. 1, Numbers 1-12

Read past articles including:
Hope for the Future
Six Part Series on Science and Religion
First Three Parts of the Series on Leadership
Archives 2003:
Vol. 2, Numbers 1-12

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Series on Leadership continued
Avoiding Dictatorship in a Free Society

Art and Politics
Living the Good Life
Teaching Teens
World Peace in Less Than a Month?
Archives 2004:
Vol. 3, Numbers 1-12

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Seven Part Series on Global Consciousness
Is "Liberal" a Dirty Word?
Can Idealism Solve Problems?
Peace on Earth, Goodwill to All

Archives 2005:
Vol. 4, Numbers 1-12

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Standing up for Humanity
Unity in Diversity
Thought and Imagination
Imagination and Healing
Lessons of Katrina
Intelligent Design or Evolution

Archives 2006:
Vol. 5, Numbers 1-12

Read past articles including:
Human Programming and Conflict
Non-Violent Political Change
Sustainable Development
Legalizing Torture
Living Without an Enemy
"Fast Food" is really "Slow Food"
Archives 2007:
Vol. 6, Numbers 1-12

Read past articles including:
State of Fear
Criminal Justice
Culture Shock
Personal Ecology
Exploring the Mind - Parts 1 and 2
How Much Pain Can We Stand?
Archives 2008:
Vol. 7, Numbers 1-12

Read past articles including:
Beyond Ideology
The Imaginary Economy
Tribalism and the 2008 Election
Guilt, Shame and U.S. Justice
Have We Been Willing Slaves?
Are We Ready for the Future?
Archives 2009:
Vol. 8, Numbers 1-12

Read past articles including:
The Good New Days
The Time is Right
The New Anarchy
The Art of Living
Are Women Becoming More Unhappy?
From Cowboys to Cowed
Who are the Real Game Changers?
Archives 2010:
Vol. 9, Numbers 1-12

Read past articles including:
The Music of Place
Earthquakes and Other Awakenings
The Sense of Place
Why do People Serve?
Ecological Literacy
Organization or Organism?
Are we afraid of our Better Angels?
Choosing our Battles

Meeting the Need
Diplomacy Help for Teens Science and Religion Poetry Archives
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