Life Without Justice

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Is Life Without Parole an unjust punishment? Can it ever be just?

Patience and Growth For Struggling Men

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These simple steps can help struggling men develop more patience.

Who Fears Paper, Who Fears Law?

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Law is nothing more than an idea on paper—what someone else believes you should, shouldn’t, can, or can’t do.

Scottish Independence 718 years post William Wallace’s Revolt?

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Centuries after defeat, Scotland might just get its independence back. Following a democratic process and battle of ideas and principles, it is a model for all to follow.

A Butterfly Thought Called FREEDOM

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The tiniest detail of a butterfly shows freedom is a choice we can all make.

We Agree. No Drugs, Alcohol, Sex for kids, but Guns OK?

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With all the controls we put in place to protect our kids and manage their behavior while young, why are we allowing them to use deadly firearms?

On Democracy

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Does responsible leadership require a responsible electorate in a democracy?

The Joy of Having One Year Left to Live

One Year Left to Live

There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.

Notice: You Are Free To…

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Steve O’Neill proposes that we start doing things in a world that tells us not to.

What Do Circumcision And Strip Mining Have In Common?

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Forcefully removing that which we have no right to remove.

What is the Worst Thing About Prison?

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Spoon Jackson knows the worst of the prison system, but THE worst thing about prison isn’t about the prisoner.

There’s More to the Global Citizen Than Travel

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The creation of a tolerant world needs Global Thinking. Travel can be a start, but a Global Citizen can be anyone.

Patriotism Is Perplexing

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  Dillan DiGiovanni thinks that patriotism isn’t just red, white and blue or merely black and white, either. This Independence Day holiday has been unique for me. For the first time in a while, I’ve considered how perplexing patriotism can be. For the past few years I sat along the Charles River on the Cambridge […]

A Man’s Net Worth – What Price Should We Put on Freedom?

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With “Let Freedom Ring” still echoing in our ears, today seems like a good time to ask what freedom really is and what’s it worth to the bottom line.

I’m Free to Travel Wherever I Want, and I Chose Alcatraz

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The freedom to move around, get up and go at a moment’s notice, to check out of our lives for hours and enjoy a funky day trip, is easy to take for granted. Don’t. Go have some fun. In partnership with #CaymanJack

So What if I am your Meal Ticket

So What If I am Your Meal Ticket Brett Jordan:Flickr

How can a prisoner transform himself into a good man?