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Politics, Economics, and Religion

Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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What is the purpose of life?

An eternal question, what is the purpose of life?, occupied philosophers’ thoughts throughout history. Stone pictographs reveal even primitive peoples reflected on this query. Each one has the capacity to define his or her personal thinking about politics, economics and religion.

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'Trump's Katrina?' No, it's much worse (Juliette Kayyem - CNN)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Oct 2. 5 Replies

It is a difficult task to turn the memory of Hurricane Katrina into a quaint story of well-meaning government actors unable to save a city from destruction. President Donald Trump managed to do that on Saturday morning when he essentially blamed…Continue

Tags: Juliette Kayyem, CNN, tragedy, Puerto Rico, Donald Trump

Trump, America's First White President

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat Sep 30. 1 Reply

[reposting from the group "Conversations on Race, Ethnicity, and Culture", which will be was cleared and closed October 1.]Trump, America's first white presidentSo writes…Continue

Tags: race, racism, systemic racism, endemic racism, class

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Comment by Grinning Cat on February 10, 2017 at 12:07pm

The Church Sign Generator (which was one of my favorite gadgets too) seems to be offline. The domain it used to be at brings up a suspicious "Recommended: Disable Search Tracking" page; I'm NOT clicking on that button!

(Looking at the page source, it looks like it's trying to get you to install a so-called "private search" browser extension. Legitimate privacy and anti-malware companies don't advertise by grabbing other people's expired websites!)

Comment by Daniel W on February 9, 2017 at 10:04am

GC and Joan, I wholeheartedly agree with your recommendations.  I have been thinking along the same lines but am not as articulate as you are. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 8, 2017 at 10:39pm

My humble apologize that I didn't include a list of news sources when I sent the Discussion. I had the list ready to send and kept thinking of other reporters and news agencies that I like and so I am still updating the list.  I will finish it tonight and send it so you can wake up to some interesting and intelligent news. 

Comment by kathy: ky on February 8, 2017 at 7:10pm
The orders are priceless. Lol
And I, for the last two weeks, haven't been able to get through to McConnell at the Whitehouse. I wonder why the call volume is so high ;)
Comment by Joan Denoo on February 8, 2017 at 4:49pm

The name "Trump" need not clutter our communications. We have more noble and credible matters to which to attend. "45 POTUS," or the "Republican Party" make understandable references.

Comment by Grinning Cat on February 8, 2017 at 12:42pm

Bernice King (youngest daughter of MLK) quotes "some wise advice circulating", including:

  • not even naming tRump ("45 will do");
  • focusing on his policies, not his orangeness;
  • supporting artists and the arts;
  • being careful not to spread fake news; and
  • taking care of ourselves.

Also, she suggests assigning his actions to "the Republican administration" or "the Republicans". "This will have several effects: the Republican legislators will either have to take responsibility for their association with him or stand up for what some of them don't like; he will not get the focus of attention he craves; Republican representatives will become very concerned about their re-elections."

(on Facebook, via Twitter)

Comment by Daniel W on February 7, 2017 at 10:35pm

Loren, neither could I!  I had to get away from the computer to stop writing them! 

The imnature little boy in chief, stuck in unreal reality.  Much more scarey than Chauncey Gardiner... his very evil twin!

Comment by Grinning Cat on February 7, 2017 at 10:00pm

(For now... his nomination of ultraconservative Neil Gorsuch to Merrick Garland's stolen Supreme Court seat isn't the end of his trying to stack the courts!)

Comment by Loren Miller on February 6, 2017 at 10:37am

Couldn't resist:

Comment by Daniel W on February 6, 2017 at 10:16am

 
 
 

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