Signpostings

Relationships in a World of Individualism

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  • Dale Kuehne

    Sex & the iWorld

    Professor of Politics and The Richard L. Bready Chair for Ethics, Economics, and the Common Good at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.

    In this blog I'm highlighting signposts of the world in which we presently reside as a means of helping promote a civil, and meaningful dialogue about what kind of world in which we wish to live. I am particularly interested in exploring how might we reconcile the individual good and the common good, and where reconciliation isn’t possible, which should take precedence and why.

    I also blog at Sharewik.com

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Statue of Liberty (Not)

Posted by Dale Kuehne on June 11, 2010

Something I saw last week while walking in Memphis.

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/05/us/05liberty.html

This illustrates the difference between the Bible Belt and the East and Left Coast in the US. This helps explain why we all don’t get along.

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One Response to “Statue of Liberty (Not)”

  1. Christine Clark said

    “Statue of Liberation Through Christ… was the idea of Mr. Williams, a very successful pastor whose church, World Overcomers, qualifies as mega: it has a school, a bowling alley, a roller rink, a bookstore and, he said, 12,000 members.”
    This is the type of church I now call a “Wal-Mart” Church. I don’t see how this article illustrates any difference between the Bible Belt and the rest of the county or why we don’t get along… In fact, I believe that churches like the one in this story are so non-accepting and unforgiving that they keep those who most need God away from church.

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