2nd mo. 2010 Blog Posts (23)

Dynamics of Radical Progress: Envisioning Revolutionary Global Change

Preliminary: This essay rethinks some earlier attempts at a comprehensive understanding of social change, most notably in a 2005 essay, In Search of Religious Radicalism, and my former blog Utopian Longings. This is the first of an intended series.



Introduction:



The period from 1955-1975, broadly… Continue

Added by Charley Earp on 2nd mo. 4, 2010 at 1:39am — No Comments

Dividends from Silent Weekend

I attended the Pacific Northwest Meeting's silent weekend and the goodness is still with me. Here are some of my dividends:



Am I strong? When the light of God shines, YES. It pleases me that some people think me strong.



Thou Art With Me -- that's the answer I got when seeking God pretty blatantly (though silently).



The silent weekend I attended one year ago put me on a better path, and I have followed through fairly well since then. And I need to keep it… Continue

Added by Madeleine Cadbury Brown on 2nd mo. 2, 2010 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Climate change - do not be afraid

It's true, climate change is frightening. Perhaps it has never happened before that humans have had to face the possibility of our species' extinction so directly. We cannot save ourselves by our own effort, we are not in control of much at all, no matter how clever or hardworking we are. We are tied together on this planet with millions of people who haven't yet faced the scientific evidence and who aren't ready give up their material greed and their hard hearts against those who are 'not like… Continue

Added by Alice Yaxley on 2nd mo. 1, 2010 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

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