Kirby Urner's Blog – 3rd mo. 2016 Archive (2)

What's "New" About Quakerism

What I find refreshingly "new" in Quakerism (well-established by now) is a mode of corporate self governance designed around the concepts of managing a business, a shared enterprise.



A monthly Business Meeting is deliberately kept open to involvement by the whole community and treasures transparency in its doings, as manifest by the…

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Added by Kirby Urner on 3rd mo. 26, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Quaker Boot Camps?

I can't claim to "study war no more" like in the song, as "war" (the concept) permeates our collective thinking too deeply to ever be excised. 



Those of us who think outward weapons are for losers, may still have a Lamb's War to fight, with inward weapons only.  Our enemies are psychological complexes, meme viruses, damaging ideologies.  "You can't kill the devil with a gun or a sword" goes the popular tune about our founder George Fox.  Outward weapons are semi-useless where…

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Added by Kirby Urner on 3rd mo. 7, 2016 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

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