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“If I Used My Voice This Time”: Bearing Witness at a Protest Against Police Gun Violence

What does it mean to be defenseless? This question, a koan for me of practicing with the precepts of non-harming, loomed in front of me Saturday as we set out from Robinson Park in Albuquerque, marching toward the hotel hosting the NRA’s National Police Shooting Championship. “Hands up!” someone shouted ...

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A Different Kind of Power

Without radical change, we are on course to a terrifying future of extreme weather events, mass refugee crises, serial species extinctions, and the likely loss of human civilization. Time To Stand Up: An Engaged Buddhist Manifesto for Our Earth encourages Buddhists to join with other faith groups and activists to reverse the causes of catastrophic climate change. We can’t bring about the changes needed on o ...

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A Buddhist Catholic Scholar Breaks Down the Pope’s Climate Encyclical, So You Don’t Have To

Jack Downey: Laudato Si represents an expansion of the formally “theological” subject matter, and Catholicism’s first environmental encyclical. This is not the first time a pope – let alone regional bishops – has remarked on the record about this topic, but the doctrinal gravity of the subject makes this text stand out. ...

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