You are relatively true but also universally true. You are relatively conscious as a person in the space/time continuum, but you are also Universal Consciousness, free from space and time. You are part, but you are also whole. You are person, but you are also God. –Mike Zonta, BB editor
EDITORIAL NOTE: It amazes me how the Truth is so available to all of us, and how precious it is, how many of have learned to take it for granted. Many passed this down, and there is much conscious action to do in love to serve the Truth with our brothers and sisters. How to … Continue reading Editorial note from Robert McEwen, H.W., M.
The Q source (also called Q document, Q Gospel, or Q from German: Quelle, meaning “source”) is a hypothetical written collection of primarily Jesus‘ sayings (logia). Q is part of the common material found in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke but not in the Gospel of Mark. According to this hypothesis, this material was drawn from the early Church’s Oral Tradition. Along with Marcan priority, Q was hypothesized by 1900, and is … Continue reading The Q Source
Note from Michael Kelly: Yes, Andrea Dworkin. I never in a million years thought I would read, let alone enjoy, anything about Dworken’s work, but this piece is by Lauren Oyler, not Dworkin, and Oyler has what Dworkin rejected, namely the ability to reach out to the reader with an interesting sense of history and … Continue reading The Radical Style of Andrea Dworkin
By Maria Popova (brainpickings.org) The summer when nineteen-year-old Emily Dickinson met the love of her life — the orphaned mathematician-in-training Susan Gilbert, who would come to be the poet’s greatest muse, her mentor, her primary reader and editor, her fiercest lifelong attachment, her “Only Woman in the World” — another intense, label-defying love was igniting in the … Continue reading Herman Melville’s Passionate, Beautiful, Heartbreaking Love Letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne
For the past 69 years, every year on Christmas eve, the Wall Street Journal runs the editorial below as its lead editorial. It was written in 1949 by the late Vermont Royster. I’ve repeatedly admired the beautiful poetry of the words. But this year, I think I understand a bit better what the words are … Continue reading In Hoc Anno Domini
Stella Rush (aka Sten Russell) during taping for Lesbian Herstory Archives Daughters of Bilitis Video Project, San Francisco, May 15, 1987. Credit: Still from DOB Video Project, © Lesbian Herstory Archives DOB Video Project, LHEF, Inc. Episode Notes From Eric Marcus: When I sat down with Stella Rush in her landlord’s apartment to interview her … Continue reading Making Gay History: Stella Rush (“Sten Russell”)
MARCIA DUNN Nov 29, 2018 (timeswv.com) FILE – In this Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Jim Bridenstine speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia. America’s next moon landing will be made by private companies, not NASA. Bridenstine announced Thursday, Nov. 29 … Continue reading Next U.S. moon landing will be by private companies, not NASA
The World Has Changed: A continuing series of Conversation snippet by Calvin Harris, H. W., M. that includes compelling conversations between colleagues, students, lovers and friends on significant educational, social, literary and cultural themes. There will be installments from time to time, each conversation snippet represents a stage in Calvin’s artistic, educational, or spiritual worldview; they … Continue reading “The World Has Changed: Yet Are the Answers Found in the Past” by Calvin Harris, H. W., M.
From the Christian Science Monitor : A cold-war anniversary that still warms the heart Fifty years after Moscow ended the Prague Spring by force, the world continues to benefit from the lesson of truth-telling that was spawned by that historic event. August 15, 2018 By the Monitor’s Editorial Board In quiet ceremonies next week, the … Continue reading Prague Spring Semicentennial I: “A cold-war anniversary that still warms the heart”