Archive for November 18th, 2008

Obama button collage poster: Change we can believe in

| November 18, 2008 | Reply
Obama button collage poster: Change we can believe in

A friend of mine named Dan Martin (of St. Louis) has taken the time to arrange images of various Obama buttons into an attractive collage.  It’s attractive both artistically and in an Obamaesque-reknitting-of-the-social-fabric-sort-of-way.  Using a high quality white paper, Dan has been busy distributing 11′ x 17″ copies of his creation to his friends and […]

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Faith on a Bus

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Faith on a Bus

First in London, and now in D.C. The campaign to make it okay to publicly be an atheist is spreading. Now it is right in your face, on buses in two capitol cities. The London group is found at AtheistCampaign.org, and the U.S. campaign is funded by the American Humanists, via WhyBelieveinAGod.org. Both groups are […]

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The Paradox of Positions

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The Paradox of Positions

As expected, certain mouths are already looking for ways to tear down Obama and all he stands for, even though—perhaps especially because—they don’t know just what that is.  It is disheartening. It makes me want to sit them down in a chair from which they cannot move and ask them, over and over again, just […]

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Bill Ayers: Passive living as violent living

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Bill Ayers: Passive living as violent living

Bill Ayers talked with Salon.com, exploring many issues.   I was especially interested in his characterization of those Americans who would argue that they are passive or non-violent by the fact that they are not, themselves, physically violent.  Per Ayers, there is no “neutral” when one’s country is perpetrating despicable violence. Why didn’t Ayers come forward […]

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