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Demonic influences and mental health: Beware the devil you know

David Briggs | Posted 02.10.2017 | Religion
David Briggs

When it comes to mental health, the devil you know appears to be much more dangerous than the devil you don't. Belief in the existence of powerful su...

Korematsu, Trump and the Banality of Evil

Manjusha P. Kulkarni | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics
Manjusha P. Kulkarni

Monday was Fred Korematsu's birthday. The brave twenty-three year old who in 1942 refused to be interned by the U.S. government alongside 120,000 oth...

Our Evil, Our Shadow, Our Trump

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

"El Aquellare," by Francisco Goya. "Yet evil is an essential adjective, an absolutely necessary category of human thought. Human consciousness cannot...

Jesus Should Have Charged Admission

Cate Montana | Posted 11.07.2016 | Impact
Cate Montana

I was talking with a friend the other day about the judgment Westerners have about money. If you have a ton of it everybody automatically thinks you'r...

The Circumstances Of Evil (And How To Combat Them)

Connor Kozlov | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

In 1971 one of the most famous psychological studies was cut short after only a few days. In the basement of Stanford University, professor Philip Zim...

Beyond Words Alone: Poets as Artists of the Intentional

Harold Lloyd | Posted 09.25.2016 | Home
Harold Lloyd

In his wonderful The New Book of Forms, Lewis Turco tells us that poets "focus on mode, on language itself." Focusing on language, a poet in Turco's ...

Hillary's Hymn: "The Evils We Deplore"

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 09.11.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Please God, grant us wisdom and courage to call out "the evils we deplore" and help us do better as a nation in valuing all people.

Find Freedom From Toxic People!

Guy Finley | Posted 08.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Guy Finley

Those with whom we assemble, we soon resemble! This simple old saying hides a deep Truth that can enlighten and empower every aspect of our lives: W...

Donald The Snollygoster

Paola K Amaras | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Paola K Amaras

I don't know Donald Trump so I can't judge him as a person. I cannot attest to whether he's ever attacked chickens, however, I can judge the unprincipled way in which he has and continues to conduct himself during his campaign for President of the United States.

The Super Trump Card

David Dent | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
David Dent

Mr. President, I hope you are right . I will lean on your words and hope that the America you know will prevail in one of its biggest challenges to come in November.

From Ripples Come Tsunamis

David Sable | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
David Sable

A few short weeks ago, I--along with thousands of others--walked blithely along the beachside promenade of La Croisette in Cannes, France, which is on...

Two Evils Reconcile, Agree They're Equally Bad

Spencer Green | Posted 05.05.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

After untold centuries of antagonism, the Two Evils have formally reconciled and announced that they are, indeed, equally bad.

Cardinal Bertone's Sins Against Children

Matthew Fox | Posted 04.17.2017 | Religion
Matthew Fox

Not content to create a strategy for priestly pedophile cover-ups during two papacies, the former Vatican Secretary of State also steals from a childr...

Betrayal (Some Thoughts)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

We do well to keep in mind the ubiquitous nature of betrayal that has been with us since the beginning of time and to recognize our capacity to betray and be betrayed.

Can Modern Christianity Give Up Satan--and Evil?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 02.12.2017 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I grew up in a strictly religious household where we were taught that Satan was a literal force for evil in the world, that he was a former angel who ...

This Venn Diagram Is Proof That Donald Trump Is Evil, Imaginary Or Both

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.26.2016 | Comedy

This week, after a Sikh protestor wearing a turban was ejected from his rally, Donald Trump asked the crowd, "He wasn't wearing one of those hats, was...

There Is No Absolute Evil--Here's Why

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.25.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD At the turn of the new year it feels as if evil is more present and dangerous than ever. One component of worldwide fear is terr...

Politicians Should Not Call Their Enemies "Evil"

Volney Gay | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics
Volney Gay

When politicians speak about evil their comments have far-reaching consequences. Beginning in the 1980s with President Reagan, American politicians of both major parties lapse into phrases like "The Evil Empire," "Evil is on the march," and "the axis of evil."

Muslims May Have Regressed But Here's What's Really to Blame

Atif Rashid | Posted 01.19.2017 | Religion
Atif Rashid

Muslims claim their religion teaches peace, harmony, love and goodness while the actions of some so-called adherents to the faith prove contrary. How can it be that on the one hand, the religion teaches good while some Muslims commit evil?

LGBT and the War on Christianity

Stephanie Mott | Posted 01.05.2017 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

Telling someone they can't be Christian because of their sexual orientation or gender identity is clearly one of the least Christian things anyone can do.

The Fight for the Good is the Fight for Life

Baila Olidort | Posted 12.31.2016 | Good News
Baila Olidort

As I watched the menorah lighting at the foot of the Eiffel Tower via live-stream, the Rebbe's powerfully enduring ideas that continue to mobilize men and women to go where few others will and disrupt the status quo, struck a lively note that took me back to my childhood.

Dear Devil: I Forgive You!

John Schlimm | Posted 12.07.2016 | Religion
John Schlimm

Evil is a parasite. Therefore, the Devil can only thrive if we play host. 1 Peter 5:8 warns us, "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the d...

ISIS and Its Atrocious Acts

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

ISIS and its atrocious acts have thrown the issue of evil into high relief. Once more we are forced to confront a horrifying aspect of human nature an...

A Modern Age Holy War?

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 11.18.2016 | World
Joseph W. Gauld

The war in the Middle East is reminding us of the Holy Wars that began there in 1095, except with the crusading Christians unsuccessfully invading the Muslims for two centuries, with the prize being control of Jerusalem.

What Can Harry Potter Teach Us About Evil?

Casper ter Kuile | Posted 11.18.2016 | Religion
Casper ter Kuile

J. K. Rowling's message in the series is that love wins. That love overcomes even death. Harry is protected by his mother's love, a love so primal that Voldemort's killing curse is unable to break it.