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Dana Visalli

Dana Visalli | Seeing through ecological eyes

A friend commented recently that she was walking along “thinking about food and sex and the other favorite subjects of the human mind,” when she was startled out of her reverie by a wild animal. Surely the human mind is the all-time great Storyteller of the universe. It gathers its initial material from the physical world, transforms that material into airy conceptual imagery (known as “thought”), scrambles the ever-growing mental […]

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Paul K. Chappell

Paul K. Chappell | The Art of Waging Peace

West Point and the U.S. Army trained me how to be a peace activist. If you think working for world peace means pursuing a naïve and impossible dream, what I learned in the military may change your mind, just as it transformed my understanding of humanity’s potential for peace. To explain my transformation, this book will shatter commonly held stereotypes about soldiers and peace activists. These stereotypes not only deceive […]

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Larry Carter

Larry Carter | A target like me

The year was 1961 and I was entering the third grade at Public School 1, or PS 1, in Long Island City, New York. Long Island City is located at the tip of Queens along the East River, in the shadow of the 59th Street Bridge. I lived in the Queens Bridge Housing Projects during the time of John F. Kennedy, Chubby Checkers, and the Twist. Before the end of […]

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James Patrick Johnson

James Patrick Johnson | Befriending the stranger

James Patrick Johnson was killed, “burned to a crisp,” in an anhydrous ammonia explosion thirty years ago, which he described in the February issue of The MOON: Beyond Death. Then—and eight times since—he has traveled “out of body” to “the other side,” where he has conferred with “angels, guides, and masters” who have attempted to explain reality to him. Heart In The Clouds Part of me is in constant contact […]

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