The Parable of the Good People Smuggler

So our state Attorney-General has labelled the so-called Gang of 49 “evil” and our Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has condemned people smugglers as the “absolute scum of the earth” and they should “rot in hell”. (http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/04/17/2545748.htm) They are obviously closer to the scene than I am to be able to so neatly categorise and condemn. …

Lebanon

Robert A. Pape, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, is the author of “Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism.” Commenting on Hezbollah in the New York Times, August 3: full article attached, http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/03/opinion/03pape.html?th&emc=th In writing my book on suicide attackers, I had researchers scour Lebanese sources to collect …

foundations

The foundations of a person are not in matter but in spirit.        Ralph Waldo Emerson Friends, Thank you for comments and suggestions about Spirituality News. Thanks, Paul, for this very readable article on spirituality: Spirituality – Ben Dean and Erica for the Lowitja O’Donohue speech attached to the last Spirituality News. Help …