Tag Archives: pacifism

Independence Day

The following piece, “The War Prayer” by Mark Twain, sums up pretty well how I felt on Independence Day as I reflected on the gung-ho, John Wayne, cowboy diplomacy attitude espoused by so many of my fellow American Christians.

Mission Creep

When I attended the United for Peace and Justice anti-war rally in Pittsburgh at the beginning of ’03, I was annoyed and frustrated by the horrendous mission creep there. I was there to stop what I felt was an unjust war (we can argue that point later) and intrusive laws that threatened liberty in the […]

Butt Is It Art?

You’d think people would realize that drugs are bad by now. Sheesh. Artist gets down and dirty with peaceful pig “GHENT, Belgium (Reuters) – A Belgian actor is sharing a cage with a pig for three days in the hope that the animal will reveal why there is so much conflict in the world.” “‘I […]