Achieving real social and economic justice will require more than just charity and generosity. We will also need to re-envision and re-interpret some of our system’s basic economic concepts. One approach is to rethink the meaning of property, following a path that Thomas Paine (inspired by Native American societies) laid out more than 200 years ago.
In today’s service, with a Bridging Ceremony, we also celebrate our high school seniors who graduated in 2023.
Doug Muder (he/him) is a former contributing editor and online columnist for UU World. His articles have also appeared in diverse religious and political publications like Religious Humanism, The Public Eye, and The New Humanism. A retired mathematician and author of “… for Dummies” books, he has been writing the news-and-politics blog “The Weekly Sift” since 2008. He is a member of First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Bedford, Massachusetts.
Guest preacher: Doug Muder
Worship Associate: Ed Haertel
Special music: Veronika Agranov-Dafoe, piano
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Photo: NASA astronaut NASA astronaut Scott Kelly took this photograph of a moonrise over the western united states. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Topics: UU Celebrations