I used to consider myself both a Buddhist and a Unitarian Universalist, but my Buddhism teaches me that no one benefits from harm to another. I don’t benefit from racism.
Originally posted on Jim Aikin's Oblong Blob:
As I noted last month, the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association (UUMA) has issued an official letter of…
“The lessons I learned from my marginalization and how I was able to escape it are very different from what many well-meaning liberal birthright white Americans, who have never experienced marginalization themselves, think we should be doing.”
Originally posted on AwayPoint:
I was Born Again until nearly the end of graduate school, a sincere Evangelical who went to church on Sunday and…
By Mel Harkrader Pine I distinguish between two types of American exceptionalism: accomplished exceptionalism, which is self-celebratory, complacent, and un-critical, and aspirational exceptionalism, which is
Our vision of patriotism is tied to our commitment to the well-being of one another, and a recognition of the fact that each American story is a part of the larger American story – and thus a part of our own.