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Okay. Let’s Talk About It.

November 10, 2016

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“Seek first to understand.” – Socrates “Shema (שמע)” – Deuteronomy 6:5 Okay, friends. Let’s talk about it. A Pastor, The Pulpits, and Politics: A Lament Over this political season, a tremendous–and painful–quandary has arisen. As clergy, I am bound by two very real forces when it comes to my voice and politics. The first is […]

Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room | Notes & Quotes

October 1, 2015

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Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room, 2005 [R] And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul? – Matthew 16:26 (NLT) In light of the recent news emerging out of the Volkswagen emissions scandal, it seems as if corporate malfeasance, […]

Being Mortal | Notes & Review

April 26, 2015

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Atul Gawande. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Metropolitan Books, 2014. (282 pages) PBS Special. UPDATE: California just passed AB-15 End of Life, (See NYTimes.com article). Introduction It is enough to make you wonder, who are the primitive ones. (6) MODERN SCIENTIFIC CAPABILITY has profoundly altered the course of human life. People […]