Quaker Universalist Conversations

The Human Condition

The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom, by John Gray

Humans are trapped in bodies, burdened by mortality, cursed with self-reflective thought, limited in freedom, lacking evidence for human progress, confused by morality, and without relief in knowledge or education. That is the universal human condition according to John…

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On Being a Quaker Universalist

When I first started to attend Quaker meeting as a young adult, I was immediately drawn into the experience of deep, expectant opening to a living sacred presence, both within myself and among those of us present. This was and is an experience of a profound encounter with…

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