Share the Wealth

I started a project in September 2012 when I gave a name to what I’d been doing for a couple of years, namely, asking my friends and students if they’d be willing to share with…

Glenn Greenwald and the Gospels

Today I received by email a Substack article by Glenn Greenwald, which is worth reading: Values and Character v. Political Identity: Some Personal Reflections–“The Brazilian firefighter, union leader, evangelical and ex-Congressman Cabo Daciolo was once…

What I Learned from Mev by Cami

My friend Cami Kasmerchak was generous enough to make this video for a talk I was to give at Visitation Academy, Mev’s alma mater, for the first-year students who were on retreat on Friday 16…

Ed Snowden, Matt Taibbi, Glenn Greenwald

Check out Matt Taibbi’s article today, The Washington Post Dabbles in Orwell: In scrubbed piece about Edward Snowden, the Bezos Post offers a preview of how history will be re-written. Here’s the penultimate paragraph: “That…

Encouragement

You will have to go on discriminating and make a sustained effort to convince your mind of the fact that japa, meditation, and all other spiritual exercises, have for purpose your awakening. On this pilgrimage…