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Welcome to my peace blog!

This blog is my online peace journal with information and reflection on a variety of peace topics -- personal, local, global -- as well as peace and justice related links that I find helpful and/or inspiring. For more formal information on peace, justice and nonviolence, I urge you to explore the webpages of The Fellowship of Reconciliation USA (see FOR), of which I am a member and join our New York Fellowship of Reconciliation (see NYFOR) listserv. Also, check out my alternate Peace Hugs blog as well as my links page.

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"The God of Peace is never glorified by human violence."
-- Thomas Merton

"While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart."
-- St. Francis of Assisi

"There is no longer a choice between violence and nonviolence - there is only a choice between nonviolence and nonexistence."
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Spend money to help, not hurt, humankind

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Adventure? Catapulting the Propaganda

Got my coffee roll from the cart at 54th and Third Avenue in a "Join the National Guard" bag:

Hungry for a rewarding future?
Satisfy Your Appetite...
JOIN the New York Army National Guard
Up to $20,000 Enlistment Bonus
- Training
- Education
- Adventure
- Money
- Service

Up to $20,000 Enlistment Bonus


Enough to make ME barf because we know what sort of reward you will get if you visit their numerical 800 numer site to get a free t-shirt and dvd: a free ticket to Iraq, and maybe Iran, but no body armor. But then I have a copy of 10 Excellent Reasons Not to Join the Military, introduction by Cindy Sheehan (Casey's mom) and edited by Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg. I picked up a copy at the Quaker House Meeting featuring Amy Goodman, Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnov the other week. I would hope those thinking to satisfy their appetite for a rewarding future to read this short book first because you can't be all that you can be if you are DEAD.

Let's keep the faith as we do spring housekeeping in the world and in our lives and in our homes. And beware of coffee buns bringing skewed messages.

Peace hugs,
Kate Anne


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"Our country currently lives under a single-party form of government. One ideology (pro-corporate, coddling the rich, neglecting the middle class, patronizing the poor) is governing like there's no tomorrow. Should they continue, they'll be right."
-- Ted Rall, WAKE UP...YOU'RE LIBERAL

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