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Do We Need Human Rights?

George Elerick | Posted 11.24.2014 | Religion
George Elerick

For many Maslow's hierarchy of needs is an important distinction in what makes up a human right. However, my claim in this post is that Maslow was a bit shortsighted in his sociological assessment.

Recognizing Same-Sex Marriage Equality: Not Only a Civil Right but a Spiritual Necessity

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2014 | Religion
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

It isn't just our homosexual "being" that God "tolerates" but our homosexual "doing" -- our romantic, erotic, loving relationships -- that God creates, ordains, and declares good in Hebrew and Christian scriptures.

How a Muslim Experienced Agape at Puja

Aamir Hussain | Posted 02.03.2014 | Religion
Aamir Hussain

The Hindu students went out of their way to make me feel comfortable, and were not offended when I abstained from certain prayers, rituals, and chants that I felt were contrary to my Muslim beliefs.

Our Full Spiritual Potential

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

This understanding of evil enabled me to strengthen my faith in God. I see Jesus, and other great spiritual teachers, as models for what we can become, by evolving beyond this kind of obsolete survival behavior.

The Ways of Love

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 04.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Mitchell J. Rabin

Let's give love its proper place, and I daresay that we would have a different, much happier, more balanced and harmonious, just world if we were all more in touch with the archetypal energy behind these forms of love.

Changing the Man in the Mirror

Lauren Selman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lauren Selman

"I'm Gonna Make A Change, For Once In My Life," these are the opening lyrics to one of Michael Jackson's most critically acclaimed songs, "Man in the ...

Dorothy Height and the Concept of Enlightened Self-Interest

Joel Brokaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joel Brokaw

Much has been written about the remarkable contributions of Dorothy Height since her passing on Tuesday. But the positive influence she had on millions will perhaps never be fully told.

Murdoch and Fox Portray Black Men as Terrorists on 24

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronald B. Robinson

The first two Presidents on 24 were Black men. The first was assassinated and the second was responsible for allowing nuclear bombs into the country, causing mass destruction.

Calling Dr. Laura: Old Loves And The Boundaries Of Fidelity

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eliezer Sobel

Thankfully, my personal life is not completely dictated by media-based psychology standards, or I'd wind up on Oprah taking the fall for men in mid-life crisis everywhere.

Michael Bernard Beckwith: A Spiritual Teacher for Our Times

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

One of Dr Michael's themes that I like is that we are all instruments of the divine, put on earth for a definite and glorious purpose.