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Archive for September 2011

Not So Sleight of Hand

September 27, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary September 27, 2011 By Perry Redd My concern for the people of Palestine goes back to my discipleship and pastoral training in the mid-90’s.  I grew to question the contemporary mainstream American Christian teaching of the history of the region currently know as Israel.  I […]

Taking the Wrong Class

September 20, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary September 20, 2011 By Perry Redd   You should be as sick of it as I am…Republicans twisting an issue of national importance into an impossible proposition.  This time, it’s taxes.  After the debt ceiling was raised last month, the issue was certain to re-surface […]

Illusion of Democracy

September 15, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary September 13, 2011 By Perry Redd   This is all about the illusion. An illusion is a distortion of the senses, revealing how the brain normally organizes and interprets sensory stimulation. While illusions distort reality, they are generally shared by most  people. An example is: “America […]

As A Condition of Your Freedom

September 6, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary September 6, 2011 By Perry Redd As the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 approaches, we are constantly reminded of two things: safety and freedom.  The narrative is that if we are kept safe, then we can enjoy freedom.  I venture […]