It is nothing short of insane that the Puritans are celebrated through Thanksgiving. They killed other people who did not believe like they did. One of them was Mary Dyer.
I get this question all the time. “How do I find my purpose?” Some people find their purpose in a fight. In a mission. In a cause… Brandon explained that the people who join these radical groups, or any group, were probably suffering in life. And they wanted to fill a hole. They wanted what any human wants: a feeling of belonging. That’s the powerful force pulling them in.
“He was sentenced to death (along with his infant son) and boiled alive in a huge iron kettle while holding his infant son above the water, and when he couldn’t hold his son up any longer, he plunged his child under the water to kill him as quickly as possible.”
Before there was Castro, before Batista, before the ’58 Revolution and all that’s conspired since then, there was Martí.
We work hard, we are sensitive to the human condition, we are inventive, we are technologically-savvy, we care about the future of this country.
Delphine LaLaurie apparently punished her slaves by whipping. She apparently whipped one of her slaves so brutally, she fell off a roof trying to escape her master’s beatings.
I’m sort of scared and sort of excited. We went from tribes to villages to cities to kingdoms to empires to “isms” to…data that will unite us.
We are all children of immigrants, one way or another, and it is time to see ourselves in each other.
First and foremost, allow me to be perfectly clear about this piece.
Rooted in one’s self are individual values; which from here, a model strongly suggests why we always live in ordinary peace, that ‘peace beyond compromise’ is a far, far reality.