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Tikkun (2018) 33 (4): 17–20.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Peter Gabel We publish here the first chapter of Tikkun editor-at-large Peter Gabel’s brilliant new book, The Desire for Mutual Recognition: Social Movements and the Dissolution of the False Self (Routledge Press 2018). Peter’s book proposes a visionary new social theory that places the conflict...
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Tikkun (2012) 27 (3): 20–63.
Published: 01 August 2012
... wanting drugs, wanting sex, wanting — they don’t know what they want, they only know the wanting, and it is a powerful force, all that unchanneled desire, all those people confusing it with sex, scratching at it as at an unhealed wound, all that choosing of the apple over paradise. Copyright © 2012...
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Published: 01 April 2013
Mel Kadel ( melkadel.com ) The world we have inherited “is primarily characterized by the denial of our desire for mutual recognition,” the author writes. What would a world rich with connection and recognition look like? Ribbons by Mel Kadel. Mel Kadel (melkadel.com). / The world we have More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Cassandra Conlin Conservative lawmakers and business leaders continue to exalt Atlas Shrugged as a kind of right-wing Bible. Why does this book excite so many? Might progressives have something to learn from its call to uncage our creative desire? Cassandra Conlin. / Conservative lawmakers and More
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Published: 01 April 2013
Mel Kadel ( melkadel.com ) Freudian narratives, Marxist theory, and the worldview of liberalism are often blind to the spiritual dimension of social life—they fail to perceive the power of humanity’s desire for love and connection with others. Finding a Point by Mel Kadel. Mel Kadel More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Paloma Galzi ( palomagalzi.blogspot.com ) Rabbinic literature warns against the dangers of the yetzer ha-ra (desire), but the Talmud itself notes that without this force, which “came forth from the Holy of Holies like a fiery lion,” the cycle of life as we know it would end. Paloma Galzi 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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Tikkun (2010) 25 (6): 40–41.
Published: 01 December 2010
... life-form as both ourselves to see the plant as a presence like ourselves, desiring presence (or existence) and desire.” To illustrate this idea, Gabel the nourishment of the sun’s warmth and light and undergo­ cites the tendency of a plant to arch toward the sun: ing vibrant physical...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (1): 28–31.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Cassandra Conlin Conservative lawmakers and business leaders continue to exalt Atlas Shrugged as a kind of right-wing Bible. Why does this book excite so many? Might progressives have something to learn from its call to uncage our creative desire? Cassandra Conlin. / Conservative lawmakers and...
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Tikkun (2012) 27 (4): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2012
... ) frames the broken mirror of national identity in two panes. In one is yearning for unrestricted liberty to acquire wealth; in the other is yearning for self-government — that is, a desire for rightful power to apply core values in the creation of public policies and practices, including those that...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 70.
Published: 01 August 2016
... dominate us, those that are genetic and those that are geographic, above and beyond all of these, man and the collective not only have the ability to change, but have the desire for true tikkun . Herein lies the basic leftist orientation: the desire to change and the ability to transform oneself. While...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 37–38.
Published: 01 August 2016
... legitimate moral concerns about abortion (and we all need to struggle with these concerns), the anti-abortion movement exhibits distinctly pathological features. We also understand the legitimate desires of Americans to build cultural symbols of their shared values, but when they are whipped into such a...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (1): 72.
Published: 01 January 2013
... mercy, as when violent storms Unhasp the doors of the house but forbear to raze it. Veil our desire in cirrus, that no one may see its end. Wash earth of its slag, earth’s oceans of bilge and oil. X, that we cannot solve for, inscribe on the sailor’s wind rose. Yield, in your chance...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (5): 38.
Published: 01 October 2008
... approaches. What I hope you do is recognize that our commitments as Evangelicals go beyond the two hot-button issues of gay marriage and abortion. A growing number of us have broadened our agenda to include concerns about the environment, a desire to Isee the war...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (3): 57–58.
Published: 01 August 2014
... . Please visit tikkun.org/bergman to see a full-color version of this cover photo by Robert Bergman. Please visit tikkun.org/bergman to see a full-color version of this cover photo by Robert Bergman. That movement toward contact between two beings transcends all conditioning; the desire to see...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (2): 3–4.
Published: 01 April 2014
... opening up of desire that JFK was able to manifest, and also the meaning of the violent counter-reaction to him by the inherited system of the denial of that desire — denial that was cemented in the fear-saturated culture of the McCarthyist, organization-man world of the 1950s. Social dynamics of a...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 13–14.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Peter Gabel But it is not so surprising if you accept the mass-psychological perspective I am outlining here—the perspective that Kennedy and the Kennedy years had elicited a lyricism and a desire for transcendent social connection that contradicted the long-institutionalized forces of emotional...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (3): 42.
Published: 01 August 2008
... moment, in its sixtieth and true alternatives to the nuclear family, has been transformed year, Israel has become what Chaim Weizmann truly desired: a into for-profit economic units and tourist attractions. Parallel to normal state among the nations. And that—like it or not—is some­...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (5): 15.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., caretul and even mindful attention is required regarding the assumptions that we do make, for they determine so much. Do we make paramount our capacities for generosity, cooperation, and soulfulness, and therefore nourish them? Do we recognize self-interest, competition, and materialistic desire...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (3): 49–51.
Published: 01 August 2015
... one wants this God. Even Maimonides, who posited an unknowable God, insisted that this God revealed his truth in a very knowable Torah, an idea that salvaged the chosenness of the Jews and thus ensured their loyalty to Maimonides’s God. We want a God who echoes our desires. We desire certainty, so...