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Democracy, Judaism, and Comedy! On December 12, 2019 the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) hosted a “Democracy Fair and Comedy Night” at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. The event began with a fair that fe…
Listening Is More Needed Now Than Ever In an article on TheConversation.com, Olaf Werder points out that in today's polarized milieu, dialogue between people has given way to "parallel monologues, paired with an inability to listen." Man…
The Reframing of Zeitgeist In an article on Slate.com, Katy Waldman recalls how the term "Zeitgeist" used to carry meaning and depth: "A zeitgeist was a formidable thing. Matthew Arnold coined the term in 1848 to capture the …
Practicing Democracy with Zion Real Estate I first came across Zion Real Estate when I was living in the Seattle area and was looking for reputable agents who would have the community’s best interests in mind. When I met the founder, Derek…
First Process Musings Welcome to Process Musings for the curious, the creative, and the open-hearted. We are two bloggers from the world of process thought, inspired by the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. We believ…
Reflection Harvest Ritual For a gathering of our Ritual Salon in the early fall I wanted to find a way to get in touch with the season. Traditionally the fall is a time of celebrating the harvest: honoring seeds sown earlier…
Kindness, Care, and Consideration in an Apartment Community Practicing democracy in a diverse community does not need to be stressful or tense. At the small apartment complex in Southern California where I live, 19 residents engaged in enjoyable practices ro…
What Kind of Activist Are You? Last summer when Black Lives Matter marches were taking place all over the country, the residents of our retirement community were upset. Most of them had been marching for good causes all their liv…
The Earth and Me By Fatema Karimi for KidSpirit's Unity and Division issue. I feel very lucky to be part of the Muslim community where I can study how humanity affects the earth, as well as understand my duty …
Advancing Freedom in Athletic Training Patrick Ianni founded Ianni Training after a playing career that spanned nine years in Major League Soccer, participating in the 2008 Olympics, and being an All-American at UCLA. These experiences t…