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  • Shifting Power Back to the People

    Shifting Power Back to the People

    by Alan F. Zundel U.S. politics has always been a tug-of-war between the power of organized money and the power of organized people. Clearly money is now winning. I am imagining a scene from that old movie, “Mighty Joe Young,” […]

     
  • The Shifting Balance Between Security and Growth

    The Shifting Balance Between Security and Growth

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel We humans have a drive for security and a drive for growth. Sometimes they work together and sometimes not. I have found that personal happiness is largely rooted in honoring the shifting inner balance between […]

     
  • Invisible Political Facts

    Invisible Political Facts

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel When you ignore relevant facts, they become invisible. Invisible facts can lead to disaster. A dark basement might make lighting a match seem like a good idea, but if you ignore the sound of a […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Final Part of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Final Part of 3

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel (Part 3 of 3. Starts with Part 1.) By the year 2002 as I approached age 50, I was discouraged with my career and disillusioned with my church. My spiritual life felt stagnant, like it […]

     
  • My Adventure in Joining the Green Party

    My Adventure in Joining the Green Party

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel I want nothing to do with the anger and personal attacks that poison our political life. But I do want to be involved. You know the litany of big problems we face: • the gradual […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 2 of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 2 of 3

      © 2015 by Alan F. Zundel As mentioned in Part 1, I was raised a Roman Catholic Christian and taught that the biblical stories of Jesus portrayed how things actually happened. The gospels were something like news stories reported […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 1 of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 1 of 3

    © 2015 by Alan F. Zundel Stories of Jesus were implanted in me as soon as I was old enough to understand words. He has been a part of my mental makeup ever since, so much so that I feel […]

     
  • Creating Your Political Enemy

    Creating Your Political Enemy

    Copyright 2015 by Alan F. Zundel I’ve caught myself getting angry reading things online. It is always because someone has written something I disagree with, most often something political. Especially when it comes in response to something I’ve written, such […]

     
  • Testing the Existence of God

    Testing the Existence of God

    by Alan F. Zundel In the summer of 1970 as I was nearing age 18, I did an experiment. I tested the existence of God by hitchhiking from Michigan to California and back with two friends. I know, it was […]