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Looking For God On Vacation

Shammi Paranjape | Posted 07.31.2016 | Religion
Shammi Paranjape

Three weeks into my vacation abroad I realized something was missing -- 'God'! Coming from a country like India, where the Divine accosts you at every step and infiltrates every activity and space, I found a total lack of reference to any 'Higher Being' or 'spirit' around me.

Can a Book End Addiction for Good?

Anna David | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

They recommend 12-step work, but they also point out the large role that trauma often plays in addiction development, trauma which is not worked through by using the steps.

Symbolism Versus Substance

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans know full well that their healthcare repeal vote today is nothing more than empty symbolism. They should enjoy their symbolic moment in the sunshine, as the substance that follows is not going to be anywhere near as much fun.

Obama's Headquarters: Substance and Organization

David Mixner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Mixner

Yesterday I went to some meetings in the Chicago Headquarters of the national Obama for President campaign. I was awestruck -- clearly a new age has arrived in American politics.