Signpostings

Relationships in a World of Individualism

  • rWorld

    The rWorld is about more than Dale Kuehne's book Sex and the iWorld.
    The rWorld is a New England based, non-profit (in formation), that is composed of a growing number of people and organizations from many faith and ideological backgrounds worldwide. We believe that much of the fulfillment for which women and men are looking can be found by enhancing the quality of our relationships. While the individual freedom we enjoy in the West is a gift, the love and intimacy for which humans yearn will not be found in self-serving materialism or hedonism, but in a variety of healthy relationships.

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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

    [Content Caution]

Spoiled-brats?

Posted by dalekuehne on September 3, 2010

Washington Post editor Eugene Robinson discerns that Americans are spoiled-brats.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/02/AR2010090203992.html?nav=emailpage

Someone once said something about “gaining the world and losing your soul.”

Maybe the problem is not that we are spoiled-brats but that we as a nation have forgotten what’s important.

It may be decades before the economic problems can be resolved, but when was the last time a politician, a pastor, a leader reminded us that money is not what makes us happy.

There is no recession on love, and need be no recession on developing good relationships.

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money–Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)

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