Brian Solomon

Two days before Thanksgiving last year, I received an email from, an organization dedicated to the eradication of hunger, poverty and AIDS. I am a member because I believe there is no excuse, given the vast quantity of resources consumed and wasted on this planet, that humans have yet to attack these issues with the same vigor applied to war, weapons development, or the search for oil. more


In time, our society may evolve past a vengeance mentality and embrace nonviolence, where human worth and dignity is respected in all individuals. While we are not yet to this place, attitudes toward capital punishment have progressed. Most of us now agree the death penalty ought not be applied unless there is a great deal of certainty as to a person's guilt. more

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