ULC Blog - Page 97

Although a necessary part of any society, taxes are becoming continuously more cumbersome and complicated with an ever growing list of regulation and rules that rarely translate from person to person. Here at the ULC Min ...

Category: Guest Blogger

His Holiness Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D. "â If you want others to be happy, practice compassion; and if you want yourself to be happy, practice compassion.' The Buddhist tradition has, like many o ...

Category: ULC Books

On April 3, 2011 word leaked that famous Chinese artist and noted critic of Chinese government, Ai Weiwei is missing after being detained by the Chinese government at the Beijing Airport. He tweeted that he and his assis ...

Category: Politics

Online ordination is a new hot button issue in religion today with some questioning its validity and bemoaning the secularization of a hallowed institution while others rejoice in the opportunity to have their most sacre ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Human Rights Religion Social Equality Social Justice

The notion of the earthquake and tsunami being divine retribution is a familiar to many, and, understandably, this attitude has caused great concern among those whose mission is to help people, including the Universal Li ...

Category: Aid Disasters Japan Tsunami

contributed by Kenneth Montville, Norfolk Atheism Examiner As far back into our history as we can go, humans have always maintained some semblance of religion or spirituality. Myths, superstitions, cults and spiritual b ...

Category: Religion

by: Kate Hawkes In my first ULC guest blog, I am jumping right into the heart of my current work. This has been a year of emergence into transformation. After a limbo period, I have now shed potential partners like snak ...

Category: Health and Wellness

by: Bruce Magnotti Faith and belief are words that have lost their deep meaning in our language. This article is an attempt to regain some of that depth and understand why these concepts were so important to Jesus and t ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Religion Spirituality Bruce Magnotti Eastern Philosophy

by: Dan Shafer As a 30-year professional technologist and a lifelong student of spirituality, I am fascinated by the ways technology and spirituality intersect. I've been invited to share my thoughts on these subjects h ...

Category: Religion Spirituality Technology Dan Shafer

by Neal F. Cox, Guest Blogger I am a liberal. I freely admit it. In fact, I will admit to being so liberal I could make Edward Kennedy look like a Ronald Reagan clone. So if what I have to say offends you, simply becau ...

Category: Equal Rights Neal F. Cox Social Equality Social Justice Pagan