Religion and the History of Violence by Karen Armstrong http://goo.gl/dx7SaO
Karen Armstrong at Politics and Prose Bookstore
Armstrong demonstrates again and again that the great spasms of cruelty and killing through history have had little or no religious overlay. In modern times Hitler, Stalin and Mao were all atheists, and the power behind the Holocaust, Armstrong says, was an ethnic rather than a religious hatred. An overemphasis on religion’s damage can blind people to the non holy terrors that their states inflict.
This article decrying the wasting of time looking at trash on the media | Distracting Ourselves to Death http://goo.gl/xoB5gP
Its prompts me to ponder whether it is the content or the media itself ? I suspect a good answer would be “moderation in all things”
Walking stats Mar 6 thru 17, 2016…
I had really good week 6th thru 12th but this week has not been good. I was on a road trip last weekend and also been sick all week. Let’s do better this coming week I hope ! Continue reading
I like this….
Life in God as a Never Ending Journey http://goo.gl/riC9SS
“Seeker is a digital network dedicated to the spirit of adventure and pursuit of wonder. Follow us as we tour new locales uncovering forgotten stories, remarkable people and abandoned places”…..http://www.seeker.com/
Busy weekend ! I bought a new car and my older daughter and family moved out of my house into their new house ! And my younger daughter and family came down to visit for the weekend ! A good time was had by all…..
Also, some stats for my walking…. Continue reading
Here’s an article detailing Donald Trump and the rise of American authoritarianism. Interesting and more than a little bit scary…..http://goo.gl/47lP7w
This looks like a site worth investigating. Wish Dish online writing community http://goo.gl/tgt8jP
Topped 11,000 steps again today ! Otherwise an uneventful day….