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Thick Nhat Hanh ~ Deep Listening

Posted by ambivalent on August 2, 2015 at 7:00am 9 Comments

This is a practice of listening in order to assuage pain in others (and to find ourselves as well).

I use this in my ministry with parents who have lost a child.

The ever-rebranding Confederate battle flag

Posted by James Martin on July 29, 2015 at 6:20pm 2 Comments

"Rebranding," says the article on that topic in Wikipedia,  "is a marketing strategy in which a new name, term, symbol, design, or combination thereof is created for an established brand with the intention of developing a new, differentiated identity in the minds of consumers, investors, and competitors."

The Confederate States of America was not a company, per se. It was not like a brand of toothpaste or ketchup. But a strong case can be made for something…


Confederacy Theory - About the Confederate Battle Flag

Posted by James Martin on July 26, 2015 at 2:35pm 19 Comments

- a documentary film about the use of the Confederate battle flag

Thermodynamics Says There Is No "Hiatus "in Global Warming

Posted by J.C. Moore on July 17, 2015 at 8:56am 8 Comments

During the 2008 Presidential Election, John McCain proposed a pragmatic national energy policy based upon good stewardship, good science, and reasonableness. George Will attacked his proposal, claiming that “global temperatures have not risen in a decade”. He claimed the hottest year on record was 1998 and no year since has been hotter. His argument was simple, easily understood, and very wrong. While 1998 was an unusually hot year, NASA’s data shows that 2005 was warmer. George Will’s claim…


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