This US Memorial Day: One Human Family on the Precipice

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” – Benjamin Franklin, 1755 “We may be different races and religions but we are all part of the same human family.” – Dalai Lama “We are all one human family, tragically placed on a dying planet.” –…… Continue reading This US Memorial Day: One Human Family on the Precipice

Stop Being Afraid, Work Together to Make Things Better

Things could be so much better, if we want them to be. There are tremendous benefits to be realized by coming together to make peace, promote equity and justice, protect natural ecosystems, and end fossil fuels. But it requires us to reject religious fanaticism, think freely and generously, help the poor to live upon the…… Continue reading Stop Being Afraid, Work Together to Make Things Better

For Paris, Make Love Not War, Remain Free and Be Green

Be strong and reflect. Islamo-Fascism will not be defeated by Christo-Fascism or a state of perma-war. In the 21st century it is time to reject endless military escalation of the Middle East crisis and understand and respond to the root causes of conflict. Even as we commit to bringing all perpetrators of mass murder to…… Continue reading For Paris, Make Love Not War, Remain Free and Be Green

This US Memorial Day Remember War Is Murder

We must stop glorifying war murders and their perpetrators. Instead we must demobilize globally in order to address the far greater threat of abrupt climate change and ecosystem collapse. Murder has not, nor will it ever, make us free. Someday soon we need a day to memorialize senseless acts of love, peace, sharing, and kindness.…… Continue reading This US Memorial Day Remember War Is Murder