A poem by Carol Adler

.BETRAYAL Whoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world. —Mishnah Sanhedrin, 4:9; Babylonian Talmud Tractate  Sanhedrin 37a. we are the emissaries of the deliberately arcane scullcapped and gowned bearded and ordained professional provocateurs peddling our [...]

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Rick Herrick: Churches of America Stand Up

There’s a new threat on the climate change front, and it’s a big one. The recent midterm elections not only put Republicans in charge of the Congress, but the party of science deniers made dramatic gains at the state and local levels. This impressi…

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Rick Herrick: The Nuclear Power Debate

Two weeks ago, however, I made a big compromise with my long held principles. I purchased a small position in an electric utility with some plants that run on nuclear power. It was not an easy decision. I made it only because I can no longer see a happ…

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