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November 13, 2015


What is Our Capacity for Justice?

Throughout this autumn, we have been convening Maine Insights conversations around the state. Ten so far. To talk about justice and equity in Maine. And people come. It is incredible. Now, I am a glass-half-full person, no doubt. My default setting is to believe that everything is going to work out in the end. Perhaps […]

November 12, 2015


Inertia, Entropy, and the Arc of the Moral Universe

Martin Luther King, Jr. often included in his writing and his speaking a quote from Theodore Parker, a nineteenth century abolitionist. It’s one that President Obama has also been known to cite as well, namely, that “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” This hopeful notion is an article […]

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