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Intolerance


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Remembrance

We may never pass this way again. [Title of a song by Seals and Crofts] Only a special work of art can avoid becoming cliche with overuse. The song “Auld Lang Syne” meets this test as well as any. The lyrics are those of a poem by the great Scottish
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Living Religiously

Living religiously is living in harmony with the divine. We may see the divine as the highest good and the most important values; life’s central concerns. Each of the values in this model is a part of it. A person who lives this way, armed with the foundations of dignity
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Savoring the Moment

Savoring the moment is living in the here and now, enthusiastically.
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Leadership

Though everyone has a role in society, an especially important and honored role is that of leader. The strength of a society can depend on it. Jazz drummer Art Blakey mentored a wealth of young jazz musicians who would go on to jazz stardom.
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Tapestry of Life

Once we have embraced complexity, we can see it is a rich tapestry. This non-threatening way of looking at change and its components and predicates is in keeping with spiritual ideals.
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Eternity’s Sunrise

He who binds himself to a Joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the Joy as it flies Lives in Eternity’s sunrise. [William Blake, The Argument:¬†Eternity] Every moment is eternity’s sunrise. To live like this is to live creatively, with hope and without regret; to forgive and
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Achievement – Success

Sometimes people ask “What is the purpose of life” or “Does life have a purpose”. These are confusing ways of asking the question, because they suggest an inquiry into a cosmic purpose at which we can only guess. Asked like that, these questions are unrelated to anything that is going
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Negotiations and Other Interactions

The title of this topic comes from Paul Simon’s song “Train in the Distance,” wherein Simon writes “negotiations and love songs are often mistaken for one and the same.” The idealized version of marriage is continual bliss but the truth, in a relationship between sincere parties, is an ongoing series
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Strength

This page focuses on political strength, or strength in numbers fortified by unity. Among the most moving examples of this was the march on Washington in August of 1963, when Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. Leaders and would-be leaders aspire to that example to this
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