Entries by Paul White

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Dog Breeding: Who speaks for the dogs?

“Good people are good to their animals.” (Proverbs, The Message translation) FOUNDING FATHERS PERSPECTIVE May I never get too busy in my own affairs that I fail to respond to the needs of others with kindness and compassion. (Thomas Jefferson) “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates […]

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Protecting our air: A need to fight pollution – not each other

 “… use for the good of others the special gifts (we) have received from God.” (I Peter – Good News Translation of the Bible) FOUNDING FATHERS’ PERSPECTIVE “In the environment, every victory is temporary, every defeat is permanent.” (Thomas Jefferson) “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of […]

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(Barely) Caring For Our Children: A crisis exceeding all others

“He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind.” (Proverbs) FOUNDING FATHERS’ PERSPECTIVE “It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate…our children.”  (John Adams) “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” (John […]

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Mindfulness vs. Christianity, the Constitution, and Public Schools: There’s a solution

“Let’s not have fighting between us…after all, we’re family. Look around; isn’t there plenty of (room) out there?” (Genesis, The Message Translation) FOUNDING FATHERS’ PERSPECTIVE “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;…” (First Amendment of the US Constitution) FACTS Mindfulness, a specific type of focused, quiet […]

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Healthy and unhealthy foods – Science or speculation?

  “Don’t fuss about what’s on the table at mealtime …. There’s far more to life than the food you put in your stomach.” (Jesus Christ – The Message Bible Translation) FOUNDING FATHERS PERSPECTIVE “If people let the government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies would soon be in […]