Tag Archives: Religion and Politics

Inner and Outer Work

This speech was originally given at the Spring Keynote event for the Chrysalis Institute (now The Innerwork Center) on May 2, 2019. Within a six week span in late 2016, two things happened that changed my life: The first was … Continue reading

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Haspel nomination reignites torture debate

On 9/11, I was a brand-new college student living in New York City for the first time. In the aftermath of that day’s tragic events, I, like other Americans, was consumed with fear and anger. But then, as the War … Continue reading

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The Idolatry of Gun Rights and Gun Control

When the Children of Israel safely crossed the Sea of Reeds and witnessed Pharaoh’s armies washed up dead on the shore, they burst out singing, “This is my God, whom I will exalt!” These words reflect the propensity many of … Continue reading

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