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Marc Adams is a contributing editor at BustedHalo.com. He writes from Washington DC.
October 26th, 2007
The monks of Myanmar move mountains through faith

To the people, they are courageous political activists. To the government, they are conniving political agitators. They have suffered unspeakable cruelty at the hands of a military regime while refraining from exhibiting similar violence. Slowly though, they are changing the tide, armed with nothing but their faith and perseverance. Many people today are quick to blame religion for being the root of all wars and bloodshed in the history of mankind. Certainly the history books offer plenty of evidence to support that observation. But the Buddhist monks of Burma, through their unprecedented protests and now victimization, show that perhaps religion and faith in general are not always the root of war, but…

October 18th, 2007

How much do you try to understand faiths outside of your own?…

October 18th, 2007

How do you feel about North Korea having nuclear weapons? Does it make you nervous? What should be done about it?…

September 26th, 2007

How do you find peace and balance in your life?…

September 21st, 2007

As the primaries approach, to what degree does a candidate’s faith influence your vote?…

September 12th, 2007

To what degree should religion play a role in government?…

September 5th, 2007

A recent collection of Mother Teresa’s correspondence revealed that she doubted her faith for 50 years. Do you ever question your faith?…

August 28th, 2007

Do you trust the media to give an accurate portrayal of current events?…

July 4th, 2007

Are you a U.S. Citizen? What are your feelings about the United States? If the founding fathers were here today, what grade would they give the country in terms of how it holds true to its original ideals?…

June 29th, 2007

What is the most spiritual aspect of your typical week?…

June 21st, 2007

Do you pray or meditate? If so, how?…

June 17th, 2007

In Michael Moore’s movie, Sicko…, he gives a harsh critique of the U.S. health care system. How do you feel about the state of the health care in the U.S.?

June 15th, 2007

In your opinion, what makes a truly good father?…

June 11th, 2007

It is now graduation season with many students going through a major life transition. How do you handle life’s major transitions?…

June 1st, 2007
When did Amnesty become a dirty word?

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”
The words inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty have become just that…words. No longer do they represent America’s stand for moral compassion. Immigration policy has gone through a dramatic shift towards restriction in years past and, as evidenced by last week’s events, still remains in flux.
As if it were in hibernation for the past year, the immigration issue has reemerged into the sunlight of public debate. The marches that brought millions of people to the streets…

May 3rd, 2007

What keeps you in the Catholic Church? Why do you stay?…

March 28th, 2007

Who is one person that you find most inspiring in your life and why?
Compiled by Marc Adams reporting from the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress.…

March 13th, 2007

In this secular society, what place does religion have in our public education system?
Compiled by Marc Adams reporting from the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress …

February 22nd, 2007

Does the fact that there is a Black History month say something about the way in which Black history is covered in the American Education System? If so what and why?…

February 15th, 2007

Have you ever been to a protest or political rally? If so, what was that like? What issues would cause you to protest?…

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