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Published: 01 November 2013
Michael D’Antuono ( artandresponse.com ) “White supremacy is the handmaiden of capitalism, serving to fuel, justify, and strengthen it at every turn,” Pinkard writes. Artist Michael D’Antuono created this painting, A Tale of Two Hoodies , following the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen More
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Published: 01 August 2012
. They “appear to speak from a place far closer to what Levinas would describe as . . . violent ‘urgings of the blood’ than can be justified,” the author writes. Top: Creative Commons/Andrew Rusk. / Middle: Creative Commons/Matthias Asgeirsson. / Bottom: Creative Commons/Steve Jurvetson. / New Atheist scholars More
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 8.
Published: 01 November 2014
... it to justify Western imperialism, the oppression of Jews, and the burning alive of women deemed too powerful and outspoken (alleged “witches”). All revolutionary visions — not just religious ones — are vulnerable to this sort of subversion and co-optation. Within the last century, secular communist...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (5): 29–30.
Published: 01 October 2009
... politicians who are, with few exceptions, university graduates. In too many instances, academic freedom is being used to justify a state of denial on the part of professors that there are world-changing crises: the crisis of environmental degradation and the crisis in cultural assumptions...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (4): 32–35.
Published: 01 November 2015
... precept of ethics should be clear: two wrongs do not make a right. Using human shields does not justify another violation of the conventions of war in response. Both violations should be judged, but I think that the number of noncombatant casualties on the Palestinian side strongly suggests that Israelis...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 49–51.
Published: 01 April 2016
... series on Jewish ethics, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin points out that the Third Commandment was violated routinely by the nineteenth-century Southerners who justified slavery by saying that it was approved of in the Bible and by God. Yet to say that the Bible approves of slavery is a manipulation of the truth...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (1): 11–12.
Published: 01 January 2008
... that were agencies who had the integrity to tell the world being told to justify it. At least some of the people in the CIA and once again that the American emperor had no other intelligence agencies probably had thoughts similar to Ells- clothes...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (4): 81.
Published: 01 November 2008
... as “defense,” when hu­ Anne Rice manitarian interventions are legitimate, why preemptive and pre­ Knopf, 2008 ventive wars are almost always impossible to justify unless to pre­...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., it scope, in preceded has all that dwarfs that speech mercial restrictions. governmental for candidate a legitimate therefore or society to harmful it too deemed courts the when restricted been has Speech be justified. now virtually...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (2): 29–32.
Published: 01 April 2017
... justifies in a manner that only increases its corrosive nature. It is common to describe this situation as foisted on Israel through the events of the Six Day War in 1967, and in one sense this is correct. The war was not initiated by Israel. And the Occupation was a consequence of that war. Yet...
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Tikkun (2012) 27 (3): 10–55.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... They “appear to speak from a place far closer to what Levinas would describe as . . . violent ‘urgings of the blood’ than can be justified,” the author writes. Top: Creative Commons/Andrew Rusk. / Middle: Creative Commons/Matthias Asgeirsson. / Bottom: Creative Commons/Steve Jurvetson. / New Atheist scholars...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (3): 58–60.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... This is a different debate from the one about whether this massive loss of life and grief is an unavoidable and justified cost for defending the innocent of Sderot and Ashkelon. It is about whether...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (2): 3–4.
Published: 01 April 2014
... on the other. Yet what is one to do about the survey of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life that revealed that 62 percent of white evangelicals in America believe that torture is often or sometimes justified? And then there is the Religious Right in the state of Kansas, where I was raised, which uses...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 January 2014
... parts of the system as defending death penalty cases or representing detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Jews seem most Jewish when they are justifying, defending, or attacking an ethical proposition. In the Jewish tradition codified by Maimonides, rationality is the human feature that constitutes...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (1): 9–11.
Published: 01 January 2008
... life, but he accepted the risks once he understood courageous people inside the various intelligence fully the immorality of the Vietnam War and the lies that were agencies who had the integrity to tell the world being told to justify it. At least some of the people...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Doubtless, many gay activists have because of the shame they feel. justifiably relegated religion to the same mental basement as Suicide is not, of course, the only form of harm gay people in­ other repressive ideas. But the basement is just another closet. By flict upon themselves. The “closet...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (2): 54–58.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of Jewish interests, the state is now the leading catalyst for fomenting anger toward Jews in Europe. Lerman is in no sense justifying this anti-Semitism or denying that anti-Zionism can also indeed be a mask for anti-Semitism. He demands only that we see how Israel’s policies of military occupation...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (2): 41–43.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., it is surely self-evident that if Israel does not end the Occupation swiftly and if organized Jewish opinion in other countries appears to back it, there will almost certainly be a further surge in anti-Jewish sentiment, potentially unleashing more sinister impulses. This is not to justify such gloomy future...
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Tikkun (2007) 22 (5): 21–24.
Published: 01 September 2007
... The Jewish paper was clearest in confronting texts that some use to justify violence, fo­ violence, to justify use some that texts confronting in clearest was paper Jewish The questions: three on We focused • We all believe that just peacemaking...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (3): 29–30.
Published: 01 August 2015
... spontaneous. What if, instead of spending billions for armed forces — governments would train their populations in massive civil resistance? Governments mainly justify their bloated military budgets as a means to deter foreign invasion. But the armies of the vast majority of the world’s nations (which...
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