Topic: Social Justice

Whose Justice?

In memory and honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we take a step back into American history to look at how our founding documents and assumptions are evident in our divisions today. We’ll also look at why Unitarian Universalism’s values are a … read more.

Opening to Joy in the Struggle

The Anti-Racist Allies group of the congregation introduce themselves.  We explore the 8th Principle, a possible addition to the existing 7.  Joy and an open heart are qualities of love that enable one to bring anti-racism into daily life.  We encourage you to be with … read more.

Truth/Untruth

From tall tales to online posts, the truth gets a little murky or even lost. Spats or chasms erupt and divide. Each side defending truth at head-spinning pace. Let’s take a deep breath and look. We’ll use a math puzzle to begin.

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World Community

World community with peace, liberty, and justice for all isn’t just a beauty pagent answer. This principle helps us remember that our relationships go beyond our small corner of the world, and invites us to look deeper into one another’s stories, not just our actions. … read more.

The Darwin Variant

What does “survival of the fittest” really mean? Is it about who is the strongest, brightest, fastest? Is it all about individual evolution? What was Darwin really writing about?

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Countering White Supremacy in Ohio

It has been one year since we all witnessed, via video, the murder in Minneapolis of George Floyd by police.   The outrage spread across the country and was expressed in protests, including here in Columbus.

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Who Tells Our Story?

In the musical Hamilton, George Washington advises Hamilton that while he can dream of great things while fighting for a better world, he must remember that history has its eyes on him.  He also says that we have no control over who lives, who dies, … read more.

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Remember when Mitch McConnell said of Elizabeth Warren, “She had appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” Ever since those words were uttered, I’ve wondered where we as UUs, in our commitment to fairness, equality, and … read more.