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At the heart of the Matter.

August 10, 2018 - 23:21 -- Admin

I am guessing on the basis of the references that the writer may well be Michael Nagler, but nevertheless the quote is from the Metta Center for Nonviolence – Daily Metta.

August 10
“Teaming up”–Daily Metta

“If it is [our] privilege to be independent, it is equally [our] duty to be interdependent.”
-–Gandhi (Young India, April 25 1929)

Dog Blog Revival

July 27, 2018 - 23:41 -- Admin

The significant other who tells it like it is, informs me that the photos of the dogs on their walk were repetitive. However, I have been pretty crook lately, and could not take them out – entirely due to my own doing I believe. So rather than to be overcome by negative feedback loops, and perhaps contrary to sound medical advice, I took Dexter and Hannah out today.

MLK: Six Principles of Nonviolence

February 20, 2018 - 03:29 -- Admin

Martin Luther King’s(MLK) six principles of nonviolence:

1. Nonviolence is not a method for cowards; it does resist. If one uses this method because one is afraid or merely lacks the instruments of violence, that person is not truly nonviolent.

2. Nonviolence does not seek to defeat or humiliate the opponent, but to win his or her friendship and understanding.

On the Turning Away

January 22, 2018 - 02:38 -- Admin

The dog blog has become much more straightforward. I have taken the course of least resistance, now that U discover I can put almost all the photos I have taken and it it not too long. Furthermore, the photos are a self indulgence.

2018: “How Are You?”

January 18, 2018 - 03:28 -- Admin

There has been a lapse of two months. The photos overwelm me. There is just too many of them. This video I am posting was created through Microsoft. It is far from a consciousness effort, but hopefully to those few who may be interested, it may have some value.

Sound and Fury for What?

October 6, 2017 - 01:15 -- Admin

We have been afflicted with the Postal Survey. While I duly posted the envelopes and forms, I had no dealing with the opinion they carried – although I have a reliable advice of what that was.

Some weeks later, we had delivered to our letterbox the condensation of the argument for the No case from a group called Coalition for Marriage. They suggest support the No case “to protect your freedoms”.

Their case is as follows: