Tag Archives: peace

Why I voted for Bernie Sanders

I voted for Bernie Sanders because he is the only candidate who truly understands that we have entered the sixth great extinction on the planet and the only great extinction caused by one species. I voted for Bernie Sanders because … Continue reading

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World House Scholars Program at Oklahoma City University

The World House Scholars program aspires to be a premier liberal arts program for preparing students to engage in lives of social and ecological responsibility. All World House scholars participate in service learning projects; complete courses addressing issues of peace, justice, … Continue reading

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If You Care…

If you care about social justice, then do all you can to address climate change If you care about peace, then do all you can to address climate change If you care about animal welfare, then do all you can … Continue reading

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Peace, Justice, and Climate Change

Over the past ten thousand years, we have been fortunate to enjoy a relatively stable climate that has contributed to the growth and stability of human civilization. In the midst of this stable climate, humans have still found innumerable ways … Continue reading

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Coexistence is Not Enough

Reflections for the 1st Annual Solidarity and Peace Rally in Oklahoma City. Given the long history of inter-religious conflict, it is a laudable goal to have persons from different religions and persons of no religion be able to tolerate one another, … Continue reading

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Aziz

My wife with her Grandfather (Jiddu) When my wife and I married, we took each other’s names, so one of my middle names is now Alex. It probably really should be Aziz. When my wife’s family on her father’s side … Continue reading

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Systemic Approaches

Martin Luther King, Jr. understood that racism was not only a problem of individual attitudes and practices in society. He knew that is was also and more fundamentally a systemic problem. A whole network of systems, structures, laws, customs, and … Continue reading

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