Monthly Archives: February 2016

God as Heavenly Parent in Rev. Moon’s Early Teachings ~ Andrew Wilson Ph.D. (UTS’78)

  By Andrew Wilson   On January 7, 2013, weeks prior to Foundation Day, Mrs. Hak Ja Han Moon, who since her husband’s passing on September 3, 2012, has led the Unification movement in her capacity …

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The Collapse of Gender Sanity

Women should not be commodified as baby-builders, any more than men should be commodified as body-builders. It turns out, though, that a flight from “biological determinism” sometimes ends in a kind of biological escapism. If we insist that our physiology has no moral significance, we may find ourselves desperately trying to hide from the obvious consequences of refusing to be what, in fact, we are.

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Does God Intervene in Our Lives?

The reality of unanswered prayers is a huge problem. Think of all the people who prayed for deliverance from the Holocaust, all the people who prayed for peace and safety in the midst of war, all the people who prayed for healing — and whose prayers were not answered. And thus many modern mainline Christians have problems with this kind of prayer.

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Quote of the Week: Solzhenitsyn

“If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy […]

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Virtue for the Week: Forgiveness

Forgiveness frees us from the needless pain of reliving a hurt over and over.

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February 1986: 30 Years since my Dad was gunned down~ Sergio Alcubilla (UTS’09)

“Is Rome worth one good man’s life? We believed it once. Make us believe it again. He was a soldier of Rome. Honor him.”

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A ‘Faith-Based Film’ Rises Above the Usual

‘Risen’ largely avoids melodramatic cliché yet doesn’t quite trust its audience enough.

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Derek Sivers: Over-compensate to compensate

So, to make a change, you have to be extreme. Go all the way the other way.

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Why the UN Is Prioritizing Youth in 2016

We look forward to working with young people to turn the comprehensive vision of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into the future they want.

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Saudi Strategy In Syria: Rewriting Mideast’s Political Map?

A Syria in which the regime and IS, rather than other rebel groups, are the only real domestic players turns Bashar al-Assad into a pivotal cog in the fight against jihadism. That is something Saudi Arabia cannot allow to happen. To turn the tide, it needs a United States that is engaged and willing to do its bit.

To force the US’ hand, Saudi Arabia is threatening to plunge into the dark, risking a conflagration with Russia and Iran, as acknowledged by prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “Yes, it’s a risk but it’s more of a risk if the Iranians win in Syria and have hegemony over that Arab land,” he said.

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