Mahatma Gandhi

He swore off salt (then later accepted it), shunned meat and had a weakness for mangos. But Gandhi never pushed his diet agendas on anyone but himself.
With the factor of time comes life. Life is a gift and also a huge example of change. From the moment we are born, through
Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 88 years old yesterday but he was born while Gandhi was at Mani Bhavan orchestrating
Mahatma Gandhi is attributed with saying, "Be the change you wish to see in the world." Although there is no empirical evidence
Senator Bernie Sanders now needs to make a decision. Should his movement be a fundamental movement, political movement, or both?
So many lives changed forever. Devastating for the families. Heartbreaking for the community. And what can we do? We can remind our young people that love is love. And that hate can be deadly.
If the past 20 years are a guide, Sino-Russian cooperation will result in a shared isolation of both countries' citizens from international civil society, international media and the Internet. A recent meeting between the two countries on Internet sovereignty was apparently motivated by a desire to protect against extremism, drug sales and the like. But the essence of it was two major nations getting together to compare notes on how to build walls.
As I close my eyes, my memories wander. If by chance the bus has empty seats, the guests seat themselves. They look out of
At the risk of seeming mad, at the risk of failing, we must never stop seeking, "in a world suddenly too small for existing cosmologies, a reality large enough to contain what we have seen"...
3. Protect your head, hands, and feet... Protect your head from falling debris - that's number one. If you are inside a building
This article first appeared on Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of the movement for India’s independence from Great
While the correct path forward against this enemy remains uncertain, what is clear to me is that we cannot fight injustice with more unjust actions, like blaming the very people who are trying to flee this enemy.
The New Yorker magazine just tried to destroy Henry David Thoreau in an article by recently hired Kathryn Schulz. Her only book is Being Wrong and this article adds to her authority on that subject considerably.
A natural consequence of success is an increased vision for what you can do. This is where abstainers often fail. Because we're are highly passionate about what we do, we often start at a sprint. But long-term commitments are marathons, and so abstainers often burn out.
Violence or civil disobedience? That has been the perennial question facing the Civil Rights movement, which has evolved into the "Black Lives Matter" crusade. From Gandhi to Martin Luther King, Jr., civil disobedience has been a powerful weapon in spearheading needed social progress.
Kim Davis certainly does not walk in the footsteps of progressive leaders who took a stand to improve circumstances for oppressed people. Rather, she follows the muddled path of such people as Alabama Governor George Wallace.
Refuse to speak the words gun violence. Call it domestic terrorism. That's what it really is. Like my father, we must have the courage to take a stand. Let's refuse to be bullied by the NRA and the gun industry and their wealthy donors and highly-paid lobbyists.
What we've seen now in Charleston is a a clinging to spiritual truth in order to create change for the better, without rancor, bitterness, accusation, or condemnation of opponents or enemies. It's an offering of love in the face of hate. This is the heart of Christianity.
Even if it seems commercialized and narcissistic at times, the yoga culture one sees today has not only an individual health and beauty element but a far more promising social-spiritual one.