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Night and Day (2008) Film Review

Night and Day (2008) Film Review | New York Politics | Scoop.it
While watching the Korean film Night and Day, my life unfolded as a rosebud in the autumn sun.  At age 53, the petals are easier to pull apart and the heart opens for reflection. Those who travel l...
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Some will find Night and Day a comedic film, more of life’s deception and people running from responsibility. And that may be true. Still on a deeper level, watching characters personally struggle for connection and love in a foreign land only reinforces my own belief in the positive aspect of Buddhism’s compassion – that we must always be involved the moral care for others.

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Sanford, Weiner, Spitzer and Filner Aren’t Even Close

Sanford, Weiner, Spitzer and Filner Aren’t Even Close | New York Politics | Scoop.it
Author and Columnist Lisa Bloom wrote an interesting column about Anthony Weiner’s wife, Huma Abedin. One of her quotes stood tall and mighty: “Some of us are trying to raise our girls to be more t...
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I concur on one point: life has all sorts of injustices. And some would argue that it is very difficult to live a moral life. The problem for Weiner and those like him is that it’s extremely difficult to provide leadership when three key orifices of your body spews the same message. For the rest of us, the problem is how can we live being part of the solution and not part of the problem.

A truer leadership model is one that unequivocally centers upon service to others. Real leadership releases the potential of the individual while safeguarding the well-being of others.  Prophets, philosophers, philanthropists – truly great men whose lives have been a beacon to humanity and whose time on earth has served to elevate the human spirit – these are the real role models we should be craving.

Sanford, Weiner, Spitzer and Filner aren’t even close.

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