Vatican II “asked them to respond to the needs of society,” says the Rev. James Martin, a Jesuit priest and culture editor for America magazine, a Catholic weekly.But he says the changes ushered in nearly a half-century ago have largely fallen out of favor in Rome, and that has left many nuns caught in the middle.
The ungodly Constitution: How the Founding Fathers ensured America would not be a Christian nation: Was the United States founded as a Christian nation, meaning that the framers of the Constitution established a government whose laws would not only reflect but also enforce the rules of a particular brand of Christianity? No, period. Repost of Susan Jacoby’s article at AlterNet.org
I predict the goal of the right-wing evangelical conservatives as mentioned in the opening paragraphs will fail disastrously… not by driving people toward atheism as Tarico suggests, but toward an inner-based spiritual philosophy, more along the lines of the Gnosticism of the Cathars or Buddhism.
To act with responsibility in life, you don’t get to rely on anyone else’s rules. You’ve got to get really clear on what you value, what kind of world you want to live in, what kind of life you’re trying to craft for yourself, and begin taking actions toward making those assessments a reality.
Over 1000 stone circles dated to between 3500 BC–1500 BC have been found in the British Isles alone, so they must have been important in our ancient culture. In this article we learn about stone circles in many places around the world
A conversation between Dolores and her client’s subconscious about thoughts, evil, Hell & the Devil from “Between Death and Life,” by Dolores Cannon (1993)
Apparently physics is becoming philosophical…I have physics textbooks printed from before Fulton’s steam engine in which physics is considered a philosophy. The steam engine became fact and physics became very materialistic and Newtonian. Now, with the acceptance of quantum mechanics, we’re getting back to the subject re-becoming a philosophy… ~ Don Chapin