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Hatred in the Nuclear Era

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.07.2014 | Home
Robert Koehler

Despite the ability we now possess to destroy ourselves and most life on this planet, we have barely begun to question our reflexive violence. Doing so requires looking courageously inward.

One Voice Can Change the World

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 09.23.2013 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

For Rosa Parks, it was a bus. For Gandhi, it was a train. For Malala, a schoolroom... and a bullet. In that sentence we may be hearing Mahatma Gandhi's satyagraha -- "soul force" or "truth force" -- finding a new agent in the world. I hope so.

Gandhiji: The Father Of My Nation

KidSpirit | Posted 12.03.2012 | Religion

To this man patriotism was religion. This man spoke of love and truth. He is the father of my country. His name is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the man who surpassed Superman in his bravery and determination.

A Black-And-White View Of Philip Glass, Lou Reed At Occupy Protest

Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

Philip Glass and Lou Reed occupied Lincoln Center last week, after a performance of Glass' opera, "Satyagraha," at the Metropolitan Opera in New York ...

Philip Glass Recites The Bhagavad Gita To OWS Protestors

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

Yesterday, we reported composer Philip Glass was set to speak at an Occupy Wall Street protest outside the Met in Lincoln Center, where Glass' "Satyag...

Philip Glass Will Appear At Occupy Lincoln Center

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 12.01.2011 | Home

Philip Glass will occupy Lincoln Center. At 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 1, Glass will appear as a part of a general assembly in the plaza and deliver a sta...

Gandhi Paved The Way For The Social Resistance We See Today

Philip Glass | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home
Philip Glass

Let no group or party exploit what many of us see as the growth of ignorance and indifference in society. Policies that lead to short-sighted political and economic gain will be easily seen for what they are.

Gandhi's Dharma And The West

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 07.11.2011 | Religion
Rajiv Malhotra

Mahatma Gandhi articulated his sva-dharma ("my dharma") using a few key Sanskrit words that do not have an exact English equivalent. One of these is satya, his practice of truth.

Discovering Fire

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

"Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in t...

As African Tyrants Fall

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alemayehu G. Mariam

The Tunisian people's revolution provides practical insights into the prerequisites for dismantling dictatorships in Africa. The first lesson is that when dictatorships end, their end could come with either a bang or a whimper.

Rally to Restore Satyagraha?

Ben Brandzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Brandzel

Wandering around the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear yesterday, I kept asking myself, "what exactly are we doing here?" In part, that's because...

A Reality (and Sanity) Check for Progressives- Speech to Petaluma Progressive Festival

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

Transcript of my comments to the annual Progressive Festival in Petaluma, CA, September 26, 2010: First of all, thank you to the organizers of this e...

The Dharma of Celebrity Death

Dean Sluyter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dean Sluyter

Everybody dies. Why, from a spiritual point of view, are celebrity deaths such an extra big deal?

Culture Zohn: Doctor Atomic: Opera Goes Nuclear

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-10-15-zohnpull.jpg It is with a heavy heart that we leave the theater, knowing all too well its incendiary concerns are still very much with us.