I was very interested in the following interview with Karen Armstrong on CBC’s show “Tapestry” this past Sunday. It involved a fascinating interweaving of politics, religion, and the importance of compassion and mindfulness. Take a listen and see what you think.
If you’re interested to learn more about her Charter of Compassion, you can watch her TED acceptance speech here.
Congressman John Shimkus believes the Bible is infallible and authoritative over all matters such as science and therefore believes we have nothing to worry about with regards to global warming. Oh…he is also hoping to chair the powerful House Energy Committee, becoming the Environmental Policy Leader of the House!