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Eugene Puryear, Activist and Author, spoke on March 13, 2016 at the Washington Ethical Society about “Bending the Arc: Justice and Liberation in the 21st Century”
“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” A quote most associated with Dr. Martin Luther King but with an older provenance in the abolitionist movement is often quoted but not interrogated. What is “justice” in the first place? Is it the product of a process out of our control? What role should we be trying to play? How do all these questions and more intersect with the rising social justice movements of our current moment?
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AEU must become more than applying bandages over gushing wounds. It must become a grass roots political structure. AEU must start an aggressive program to advertise itself as the group which seeks to bring about the will of the people. Not just in USA but world wide. What is required is focus on building a massive base of members. If just 25% of each states population were AEU members, it would be a tipping point. Also, The time is ripe for the many faithful leaving corrupt religious organizations but still feel spiritual and want to help others. ... See MoreSee Less