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Tikkun (2010) 25 (1): 52–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Tony Campolo Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2010 Married to Calvin: For Better or For Worse by Tony Campolo T HAS BEEN FIVE HUNDRED YEARS SINCE THE BIRTH OF THE PROTESTANT...
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Published: 01 January 2013
Lita Kurth. What makes some co-ops better able to stay true to their progressive ideals? Here, the author stands outside the Audre Lorde Co-op, a housing co-op in Madison, Wisconsin, that articulates an explicit commitment to racial justice and feminism. Lita Kurth. / What makes some co-ops More
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Published: 01 April 2015
“Hope is not an antidote to danger; it is a goad to better and more meaningful action,” Belser writes. Graphic designer Milton Glaser created this “It’s not warming, it’s dying” image, which has proliferated on t-shirts, buttons, and the sides of buildings, to inspire action against climate change More
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Published: 01 January 2012
Laura Beckman ( laurabeckman.com ) What if Lady Justice were omnipartial? A new legal culture based on empathy and care might inspire a better use for that blindfold of hers. Laura Beckman (laurabeckman.com). / What if Lady Justice were omnipartial? A new legal culture based on empathy and More
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Published: 01 April 2011
If evolution itself is seen as wise and benevolent, even divine, how come it involves so much suffering? Or is there a better way to conceive of “evolutionary spirituality”? If evolution itself is seen as wise and benevolent, even divine, how come it involves so much suffering? Or is there a More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Caitlin Ng ( caitlinng.com ) We don’t need to deny our aggression, passion, and desire in order to lead a spiritual life, the author argues. Rather, we can “deploy them . . . to change the world for the better.” Commit Yourself to Nonviolence by Caitlin Ng. Caitlin Ng (caitlinng.com). / We More
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Published: 01 January 2013
the chain are a “pre-appearance” of the living flower—a vision of a better world. Laura Beckman (laurabeckman.com). / Marx describes religion as the imaginary flowers adorning the chain that holds us captive and envisions a day when we “shake off the chain and pluck the living flower.” Is this More
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 63–64.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... When we do set out to actively change systems, it is important that we implement the changes people request of us, or that we at least try to approximate those changes. Sometimes our efforts are imperfect. It is better to implement an imperfect change that improves lives than to insist on an...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (3): 33.
Published: 01 June 2010
... opposites and then asks, is it not necessary and possible to do both? Must it all be about today’s rich or at least relatively comfortable people sacrificing their excellent way of life, or is there a much better life on offer both for the affluent and for the world’s currently poor and...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 56.
Published: 01 August 2016
... killed, hoping that I Might never exist to tell the story here, A little distorted. But Illinois Jacquet playing ’Round Midnight On the bassoon, better even Than the death speech of Falstaff. And listen, Moshe Leib Halpern, I Have a miracle cabinet Made in Japan—listen. ...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (4): 27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Zionism is now being reevaluated in order to chart a better course forward instead of dealing cosmetically with its symptoms. Jews who have accepted this false idol of Zionism are leaving it in droves. Those with some conscience who still cling to Zionist notions are mostly driven by fear and...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (4): 56.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Sisyphus and his rock, the heavy stone of commandments and wrestling with — what to call It? — It doesn’t even have a name — that Holiness, that Tyrant, one moment embracing us as if we were his children and another smiting us as if we were better off as the nothing we were before He...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (4): 6.
Published: 01 November 2010
... answer all the questions that genetic testing and thought long and hard whether to check better-informed patients are asking. We get fifteen minutes the Alzheimer’s box. Eventually, he did. That was his choice, and out. Any longer, and the doctor can’t make money from and that should be the choice we...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (1): 10–11.
Published: 01 January 2016
...ANDREW LEVINE Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2016 T he case for lesser-evil voting boils down to this: when choosing between X and Y, rational agents who think that X is better than Y ought to choose X. The logic is unassailable. But even if we stipulate that, come November 2016, the...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (2): 26–27.
Published: 01 April 2015
... dichotomy. When we realize that the seeds that embody life and the food that nourishes us are sacred, we cannot violate our bodies by pumping ourselves with food (both literal and metaphorical) that never satisfies. We start to realize that satisfaction comes from the experience of better food, better music...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (3): 16.
Published: 01 August 2017
... apologize for the lack of curiosity Americans show towards you, who will simply say about you, borrowing that formulaic phrase, that you came here because you “wish to have a better life,” as if it were merely better to survive than to be killed by a car bomb or an airstrike or to drown at sea. I...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 71.
Published: 01 January 2011
... demands of the moment, and try to make the world a better place as best we can. Our efforts often falter and the world frequently proves stubborn. But, bringing mindfulness to the interface between our personal and political lives enables us authentically to surf the edge of political engagement. At...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (1): 3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... comments in other places. We have it within our power, should we decide to take it, to change the world for the better. It’s the spirit of Judaism, of Islamic ideals, of Christianity, and of humanity. Let’s be strong and courageous to unite and end the fear of the other that leads to hatred...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 36.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the divine charge that humans should “exercise skilled mastery among” the other creatures. (This is a better translation of Genesis 1:28 than the conventional rendering, “have dominion over.”) So we should probably infer that this is the primary and enduring form of skilled mastery that humans are...
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Tikkun (2007) 22 (5): 12–14.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Senate in 2003). Obama represents the latest version of a deeply ingrained American op­ timism, which believes in the inevitability of a better future for our country and its many ditferent peoples...