A New Bottom Line

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

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The Problem is Civil Obedience

by Howard Zinn, 1970, from the Zinn Reader, Seven Stories Press I start from the supposition that the world is topsy-turvy, that things are all wrong, that the wrong people are in jail and the wrong people are out of jail, that the wrong people are in power and the wrong people are out of power,READ MORE

The Neuroscience of Peacebuilding

By Robyn Short The world has always been a place of conflict. There have been time periods of enlightenment and time periods of profound oppression, but one thing has always been constant—human beings are wrought with conflict. The United States was founded on rather enlightened concepts. The Declaration of Independence states: “We hold these truthsREAD MORE