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The Fragility of Peace

  This quote from David Mitchell’s novel, Cloud Atlas, really intrigues me. On the one hand, history shows us that peace can be difficult to maintain in patriarchal cultures where physical altercations are deemed inevitable and war is often just … Continue reading

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Would You Change the World?

The idea of changing the world has always appealed to me. Not that I think Earth’s such a bad place. I really don’t. Our planet is a sparkling gem in a sea of stars. What I believe needs to change … Continue reading

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One View of True Freedom

Most of us have probably been told that the process of letting go is a path toward freedom.  Certainly, when burdened by pain and fear, our hearts will feel heavy, our hopes will be diminished, and we often settle for … Continue reading

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Slavery in the Patriarchy

We have reached a stage in the history of humanity where most civilized nations find slavery reprehensible.  Certainly, the common wisdom is that every person should have the right to freedom and self-determination.  And yet, somehow in a patriarchal world, … Continue reading

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