Peace & Human Rights

Young Girl Fights (and Wins!) Gender Equality Battle with Local Library

Young Girl Fights (and Wins!) Gender Equality Battle with Local Library

Cash Cayen loves her local library. She has been participating in library programs such she was just a few months old. So she was particularly disappointed this summer when she tried to register for a robotics class that was being offered at the library and was told that she the class was for “boys only.”

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True Freedom: None But Ourselves Can Free Our Minds

True Freedom: None But Ourselves Can Free Our Minds

In celebration, honor and recognition of Independence Day, it seemed appropriate to write about none other than “freedom”. Now, freedom is a concept that can mean many different things to many different people. One might consider freedom only in the context of nations, war, government and politics. Others might narrow it down a bit further to a persona level and say that freedom is in fact a state of mind and that true freedom involves taking full responsibility over the choices you make in your life.

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Rev John Dear on the Charleston Tragedy: We MUST Embrace & Cultivate Nonviolence!

Rev John Dear on the Charleston Tragedy: We MUST Embrace & Cultivate Nonviolence!

Rev. John Dear: Like millions of others, I’m grieving the death of the nine church folk killed in the unthinkable massacre inside Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday night. My heart goes out to the families and friends of the dead, and the church members, and I offer all my condolences, prayers, blessings and love.

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The Defector Recipe: JFK, Muse and YOU!

The Defector Recipe:  JFK, Muse and YOU!

“For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence. On infiltration instead of invasion. On subversion instead of elections. On intimidation instead of free choice. On guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which […]

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What We are Doing Wrong in the Quest For Peace

What We are Doing Wrong in the Quest For Peace

As with many things desired, the indoctrination which we have received in school, church and the like “teaches” us that someone else is responsible for giving it to us and, if we don’t have it, then someone has taken it from us. This leads (intentionally) and inevitably to the ridiculous activities of fighting for peace, destroying for prosperity and many other expressions of insanity.

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Everyone Has to Practice Nonviolence. Now.

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Everyone Has to Practice Nonviolence. Now.

Everyone has to practice nonviolence. Everyone. From the people on the streets to the police, to church ministers and parents, but also our media spokespeople and elected officials. Including the president. And the military. Everyone, everywhere. The days of war, killing, shootings, bombings, torture, executions and nuclear weapons are coming to an end. The days of violence are over. Everyone has to practice nonviolence. That is our only future–if we are to have a future.

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We Outnumber The 1% – Why Don’t We Recognize Our Power?

We Outnumber The 1% – Why Don’t We Recognize Our Power?

There are less than one million people, world-wide, who wish to maintain the present system of exploitation. There are 6.9 billion of us. Numbers difficult to grasp so let me re-state it so: For every one of “them”, there are nearly seven thousand of us! The minute we act together is the same minute in which their system of exploitation will cease to exist. This is why “they” spend billions on black propaganda and carefully staged acts of terror aimed at dividing us against ourselves…Once we grasp, however, that it is not WE who are doing these things but that we are ALL victims of the self-same theatrical propaganda campaign then it becomes much easier to solve the problem. When we all grasp that we have been conned into believing that any particular group, nation or whatever is “out to get us” and that the only ones who are truly out to get us are the self-appointed “elite” who’ve been exploiting us all along then we can act together to eliminate our sorrows at their source.

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Your Invitation to an Energy Transmission/Prayer for Freedom

Your Invitation to an Energy Transmission/Prayer for Freedom

As you are likely aware, some of the people in power (or as I prefer to say “like to think they are in power”) never seem satisfied with what they have. They are obsessed with making money and gaining even more power, and asserting control. Think of these people as the ones who like: the Trans-Pacific Partnership; endless wars (because they make money and get laws passed that get them more control); and knowing everything about you and controlling everything you do. This is part of the “Patriarchal” mentality that has been with us for quite some time. This energy transmission/prayer seeks to go against those efforts. Most of us, irrespective of our religious beliefs or level of commitment to one or another religion, know how to pray. You have likely prayed for yourself and your loved ones at one time or another in your life. Hopefully, you have made prayer a regular part of your life.

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How Equal Do We Want the World To Be? The Surprising Truth Revealed!

How Equal Do We Want the World To Be? The Surprising Truth Revealed!

Dan Ariely reveals some interesting data on how people view “equality”. Watch as he explains what he found after asking people around the world the very same questions. You’ll be surprised to hear the results!

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I’m Afraid of Committing in a Relationship, HELP!

I’m Afraid of Committing in a Relationship, HELP!

When you commit to Love you commit to what is real. There is never a guarantee that a relationship will work out or that you will feel the same way 10 years from now, let alone 10 months from now. When you commit to loving then no matter what happens to the relationship you “win”. Whether you stay together or not, you grow, evolve and expand. What you can offer is the most authentic expression of your heart to your lover, moment to moment, with the intention of growing together.

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How Israeli Women Are Fighting War With Peace

Posted by on March 7, 2015 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
How Israeli Women Are Fighting War With Peace

Women Wage Peace (WWP) activists are uniting Israeli women with the hopes of changing the “war culture”.

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Empathy – Our Power to Melt Separation

Empathy – Our Power to Melt Separation

Empathy allows us to make a psychic and emotional connection with another person, to actually enter into their mind-space. The separateness between you and the other person fades away. Your ‘self-boundary’ melts away, so that in a sense – or to an extent – you become them.

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Imprisoned Pastor Visited by Father; Guards Let Them Pray, Worship for Hours

Imprisoned Pastor Visited by Father; Guards Let Them Pray, Worship for Hours

Last week, imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini was able to see his father while in an Iranian prison, and the two were able to pray and worship together for hours without intervention, according to his wife Naghmeh.

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Ferguson College Students Urged to Forgo Spring Break for Activism

Ferguson College Students Urged to Forgo Spring Break for Activism

A more “serious-minded” spring break in Ferguson, Missouri will focus on students helping the community get back on their feet.

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Muslims Protect Jews by Forming “Ring of Peace” Around Synagogue

Posted by on February 21, 2015 in Activism, Conscious Living, Inspirational, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Muslims Protect Jews by Forming “Ring of Peace” Around Synagogue

In the wake of last week’s attack on a Copenhagen synagogue, a group of young Muslims in Norway have organized a Shabbat “Ring of Peace” around an Oslo synagogue to, in the words of its 17-year-old organizer, “extinguish the prejudices people have against Jews and against Muslims.”

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