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Swami Beyondananda’s 2008 State of the Universe Address

In his wonderful style, Swami Beyondananda, aka Steve Bhaerman, delivers his  State of the Universe address for 2008, following his excellent 2007 Address. Take a moment to check out his … Continue reading

25 January, 2008 · 18 Comments

The Swami on the Israel Lobby

Since my last general post on the Israel Lobby Revisited centred around Walt and Mearsheimer’s paper, there have been a number of new articles on the topic that are worth … Continue reading

30 March, 2007 · Leave a comment

Joe Klein launches a truth rocket, but …

… doesn’t himself quite escape the gravitational pull of the Israel-first mentality. At least, so far. First, credit where its due: Time’s political columnist Joe Klein joins a growing number … Continue reading

1 August, 2008 · 11 Comments

Rabbi Lerner and Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) on AIPAC’s influence

As the much anticipated book The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy by Walt and Mearsheimer is released this month, the liberal Jewish-spiritual progressive magazine Tikkun has its current issue … Continue reading

16 September, 2007 · 8 Comments

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"