Monthly Archives: February 2015

EVOLUTIONARY PRESSURES by Perry Mann

EVOLUTIONARY PRESSURES Thirty million years ago, humans shared a common ancestor with baboons and chimpanzees. Today baboons and chimpanzees have changed very little relative to the change in humans. But the discovery of DNA and the reading of the genome … Continue reading

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EVOCATIONS OF HENRY GEORGE’S SINGLE TAX by Perry Mann

EVOCATIONS OF HENRY GEORGE’S SINGLE TAX “It would require no less than the fingers of the two hands to enumerate those who, from Plato down, rank with Henry George among the world’s social philosophers…. No man, no graduate of a … Continue reading

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CRUSADE OF SECULARISM TO DEFEAT MOSLEM TERRORISM by Perry Mann

CRUSADE OF SECULARISM TO DEFEAT MOSLEM TERRORISM The Christians and the Moslems have warred conventionally against one another since the rise in the Arabian Peninsula of militant Mohammendanism in the 7th Century. In 732 at Tours, France, Charles Martel thwarted … Continue reading

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Selma–Eye Witness Account of Murder

By Clark Olsen UUAWorld.com May/June 2001 Selma was 36 years ago. But 20 years went by before my thoughts began to mature about what happened there—to Jim Reeb, Orloff Miller, and me. My Selma had been a mixture of anger, … Continue reading

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CONSPICUOUS DESCREPANCIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT by Perry Mann

CONSPICUOUS DESCREPANCIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “The Bible is so human a book that I don’t see how belief in its divine authorship can survive the reading of it.” William James, in response to a 1904 survey of religious belief. … Continue reading

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CEREMONY STEERS THE SHIP THAT’S ALL SAIL AND NO BALLAST by Perry Mann

CEREMONY STEERS THE SHIP THAT’S ALL SAIL AND NO BALLAST When reading Virginia Woolf’s essay “Montaigne,” one stops to contemplate the following: “The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is … Continue reading

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Sarvice–an excerpt from a novel I am working on.

An excerpt from Sarvice, a novel I am working on. L Dub, as his brothers called him, was a big man with the soft muscles of a weight lifter gone to chubby. He dressed in a black leather jacket, black pants, … Continue reading

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