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“Declaration Toward a Global Ethic”

On my The View from This Seat blog (http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com) I have just made a posting about a significant document signed on September 4, 1993. It was the “Declaration Toward a Global Ethic” finalized at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, … Continue reading

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Atomic Bombs and Balloon Bombs

This morning on my The View from This Seat blog I made a post titled “Atomic Bombs and Balloon Bombs.” The link is http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/08/atomic-bombs-and-balloon-bombs.html. Did you know about the balloon bombs that I write about in the posting?  For some … Continue reading

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Remembering Nagasaki

I have just made a new posting on my The View from This Seat blog. The link is http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/08/remembering-nagasaki.html The posting is titled “Remembering Nagasaki,” and it includes this picture of the Peace Statue in Nagasaki.

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Saved By My Beard

August 4, 1982, was a memorable day for my family and me. We had just completed what was then called a missionary “furlough” (a year in the States) and returned to our home in Fukuoka City. During the day, I … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama and “the Opium of the People”

On my The View from This Seat blog, I have just posted a second article about the Dalai Lama, and I invite you to check it out at http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com. Since his closing appearance in the Verizon Center on July 16, … Continue reading

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Questioning the Dalai Lama

Dear Friends, My new posting on The View from This Seat blog is about the Dalai Lama, and I invite you to read what I wrote about his ideas (and my questions about his ideas) at http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/07/questioning-dalai-lama.html June and I … Continue reading

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What About American Exceptionalism?

A few minutes ago I posted “What About American Exceptionalism? on my The View from This Seat blog. The link is http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com/2011/07/what-about-american-exceptionalism.html I look forward to hearing responses from many of you about this posting.

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