Phil Stewart

discussion of sexual assault

Decolonizing Activism

*Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”  “Young white liberals love hummus.” I had never realized that my personal enjoyment of a Mediterranean chickpea spread was, in fact, an identifier of my race, age, and socio-political alignment. According to my friend Denny, though, the prepackaged pretzel and …

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The Next Generation

The Next Generation

“A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.” In his 1951 book The Life We Prize, Quaker writer David Elton Trueblood presents this profound assertion of the discoverability of existential worth, achievable only …

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PhilStewart, Issue10

Education and Democracy

“The cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy. It is the only dictator that free man acknowledges. It is the only security that free man desires.” -Mirabeau B. Lamar Martin Luther King, Jr. once famously asserted that “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” This oft-cited line bolstered …

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