Though Beckmann is too kind to say it, he and many other religious leaders believe that true worship can’t take place without joining this struggle: “You can’t have real religion,” he told me, “unless you work for justice for hungry and poor people.”
I don’t think you can have much humanity, either.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Mark Bittman via opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com
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Monday, March 28, 2011
HP Mallory, Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy Author: Win an Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Certificate for $100!
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These huge trees are fully covered with thousands of spiderwebs, something never before seen in Sindh, Pakistan, where this photo was taken. Yes, it's a eewrifying image, but it has had a surprisingly positive effect on the population of this heavily punished part of the world.
"eewrifying" gets a thumbs up from me.
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Monday, March 14, 2011
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Thursday, March 10, 2011
The iPad 2 is a real thing that you can go buy in a store tomorrow. What is Mossberg comparing the iPad to? An imaginary tablet, available today, that does have Flash Player and 4G networking, on which neither technology has an adverse effect on battery life? Why not list the lack of a quad-core processor, instead of the iPad 2’s actual dual-cure one, as a drawback, too?
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
As many Americans struggle to provide even the most basic necessities for themselves—one recent survey found that nearly half of black seniors had struggled to pay their electric bills in the past year—you might be surprised to know that our new elected officials are not only better off, but absolutely flush with cash.
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