• We must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately. -Benjamin Franklin, Freedom Fighter

  • We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. -Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom Fighter

  • Let us be cautious in making assertions and critical in examining them, but tolerant in permitting linguistic forms. -Rudolf Carnap, Philosopher

  • A clash of doctrines is not a disaster—it is an opportunity. -Alfred North Whitehead, Philosopher

  • If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Poet

  • Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. -Rumi, Mystic

  • If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. – Rene Descartes, Philosopher

  • A house divided against itself cannot stand. -Abraham Lincoln, President

  • Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them. -Albert Einstein, Scientist

  • Be the change you want to see in the world. -Mahatma Gandhi, Freedom Fighter

Memorial Day, 2006

It is for us the living … to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us … that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last Read more »

Passover, 2006

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door! Emma Lazarus Read more »

Martin Luther King Day, 2006

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave-owners will be able to sit down together at a table of brotherhood. … Read more »

Holiday Season, 2005

On May 21, 1944, with the outcome of the Second World War very much in doubt a vast “I Am an American Day” ceremony was held in Central Park, New York City. Thousands of people were present, Read more »

Thanksgiving, 2005

Stan Stahl, Ph.D. A clash of doctrines is not a disaster — it is an opportunity. Alfred North Whitehead 20th Century English Philosopher On this Thanksgiving, I am once again thankful to the Pilgrims for bequeathing to Read more »

Constitution Day, 2005

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves Read more »

Independence Day, 2005

Dear Uncle Sam – Rita, Jonathan, Cody & I want to wish you a happy 229th birthday. I hope that you and the other founders living in Patriot Heaven are having a great celebration. You certainly deserve Read more »

Memorial Day, 2005

… that these dead shall not have died in vain. Abraham Lincoln   Aaron Elandt, Iraq War … Abraham Lincoln, President … Andrew Goodman, Civil Rights Worker … Anna Campos, Spanish American War … Antonio Francisco Abad, Read more »

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