Thursday, September 25, 2008

Ahmadinejad Honors Rev Sinkford

UUA writes,
The UU delegation left the meeting convinced that President Ahmadinejad was sincere in pursuing a relationship with the American people and the U.S. government. Rev. Sinkford remarked, “I could not imagine the current U.S. president taking the time to honor questions about his actions the way Ahmadinejad did today.”
I can only think Ahmadinejad honored Sinkford's questions because Sinkford disgracefully failed to speak a word of solidarity for someone like Ayatollah Boroujerdi below during his arrest (see the YouTube), or the Sufis, or Bahais, or all the Iranian people suffering Ahmadinejad's oppressions. Sinkfords words will be thrown in their faces, in their cells, as their guards mock how we've abandoned them.
…Tell the world that Boroujerdi did not fear death…. He defended an Islam which promotes love and kindness not the Islam that these lot advocate which has brought poverty, corruption, prostitution, addiction ….I don’t want you to risk your lives for me, I just want you to tell the world what happened here,.
What a sad moment for Unitarian Universalism.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

UU's draft of a revised Seven Principles

Have just glanced but this stuck out and prompted this comment,
At the core of Unitarian Universalism is recognition of the sanctity of every human being across the lifespan.

What's our alpha and omega on the lifespan, or are we going to kick that one to a higher authority as above our grade-levels?
HT CC and Scott Wells

PS: Scott Wells wrote a comment once on the display of corpses at various American Museums and how it denigrated human sanctity. I'd say the same argument could be made on the display of many human remains. The sanctity continues after death in my book.