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Up-Rooting the Cycle of Violence

I was stunned when I read the meme.  I found it mind boggling.  It read: “If Jesus had a gun, he’d still be alive today.” I did a little research and found that the quote is originally from the Simpsons, … Continue reading

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2016: A Year to Move Beyond Fear

I’m well aware that I’m a white man of a certain age. Like other white men in my age group in the United States, I know that because of my age it would be difficult for me to find full … Continue reading

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Social Isolation, Violence, and Compassion

The story is a familiar one. He was a quiet kid. He spent time on line and seemed preoccupied with his own thoughts. He didn’t have many friends. He didn’t seem to want any. He didn’t cause anyone a problem. … Continue reading

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