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Thoughts, Essays & Reflections by Tad Mitsui
Essays and Reflections
Why do we have to avoid what we like: FAT, SALT AND SUGAR
humans think in story
I WAS READY TO QUIT RELIGION
A FROG IN A POT
Arts, Science, and Religion are not money making occupations
LIVING WITH AMBIGUITY
AGING IS NOT FOR A SISSY
FAKE NEWS OR GOSPEL
Better to give than to receive
Translating one language into another perfectly is impossible
We lament the demise of truth
EVERY COIN HAS TWO SIDES
Four words for love
Racism is ubiquitous
CANADA – COUNTRY BUILT BY REFUGEES
DON’T CONFUSE ME WITH FACTS. WHY DO WE DENY FACTS?
Are we redundant?
How Can I forgive a man who pretended to be my friend?
Words lost the power
Missionaries were agents of Imperialism
Progress or Suicide?
You don’t have to be disagreeable to disagree.
Middle Class Left – Traitor to the class
What is Christmas in a Multicultural Society?
PEOPLE MUST BUILD THEIR OWN DEMOCRACY
Is truth obsolete?
WHEN WILL WE EVER LEARN!
Dummy Company and Offshore Bank Account
THOSE WHO CLAIM TO HAVE A COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD ARE DELUSIONAL OR LYING.
WHO BECOME TERRORISTS?
Stephen and suicide-bomber
Who am I if I don’t work for pay?
Return to South Africa
LET THERE BE PEACE – FOR ISRAEL TO SURVIVE
Respectable language is more effective than insult
Difficulty of being conservative
Secular society protects minorities
Root causes are often Poverty
Limit to Freedon of Expression
Should Doctor-assisted-suicide be legally allowed?
How has Christian view on suicide evolved?
WHY I AM NOT A LITERALIST – How to read the Bible.
IS THERE UNIVERSAL VALUE?
PLIGHT OF PALESTINIAN CHRISTIANS IN THE HOLY LAND
HATE EVIL NOT PEOPLE
THE NAME OF GOD: WHY THE FUSS?
HE ROSE FROM THE DEAD, BUT HOW?
WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT DEATH?
LOVE IS THE MOST MISUNDERSTOOD WORD
ARE WE BETTER OFF?
WHAT WILL WE CELEBRATE IN WINTER? CHRISTMAS? HANUKKAH?
Christmas in the Bible – History or Myth
Will you really really be happy if you succeed in everything?
I can be quite wrong, and I am happy.
Value of University Education
IF THERE IS GOD, WHY THERE’S SO MUCH SUFFERING OF THE INNOCENT PEOLE?
A 22 YEAR OLD JEWISH WOMAN WHO CHANGED JAPAN
RAPE IS NOT FUNNY
SHALOM: What do you do when a good word becomes bad?
THIS GOD IS A WOMAN
Administration kills visionaries
BREASTS OF CHRIST
We fight when we are too close, look alike, eat the same stuff. Stupid, eh?
WALLS ARE WASTEFUL, AND DO NOTHING TO PREVENT DISASTER.
SHOULD A MURDER BE FORGIVEN? AN OLD DEBATE ABOUT FAITH v.s. DEEDS
HOW RELIGION BECAME ENTERTAINMENT. HOW SPORTS BECAME BAD FOR HEALTH,
WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT : SO CONFLICT IS NORMAL. THEN WHY DO WE FIGHT?
RELIGION IS AN INVENTION OF HUMAN IMAGINATION
Stereotype does not cover everyone.
VIRGIN MARY, MOTHER OF JESUS
Growing up in Retirement
No More Hiroshima
Isn”t “the Holy Land” an oxymoron?
Support excellence among us
Why people migrate on mass? Why some prople become terrosists?
Remembering all the War Dead – Award winning article
I am what I am
Living with ambiguity
Are we really that smart?
Call me by my name
Powerless like Jesus in Palestine – Award winning article
Hope where there is no sign of hope in Palestine
Crossing the barrier – return to South Africa in 1994
A parable about water
POWERLESS LIKE JESUS
LESSONS FROM DISASTERS
WHY ISRAEL MUST LEAVE WEST BANK
Why terrorists do what they do?
HUNGER IN THE WORLD – WHY PEOPLE STARVE?
STOPE THE WAR – LEBANON, 2006
What I learned from life-long justice work
PEACE IN THE HOLY LAND
ARE COCKROACHES MORE INTELLIGENT THAN US?
Torture is ineffective.
Survival of the fittest must not be a norm for society
CHEAP FOOD THAT KILLS
South Africa – a success story despite violence against foreigners
Torture is useless
Against stereo-type – One size does not fit all.
Poor people are hungry anywhere
Reading the Old Testament – Ruth and Jonah
Reading the Old Testament – Amos and Hosea
Reading the Old Testament – Saul and David
Reading the Old Testament – Abraham
Reading the Old Testament – Flood
Death as a blessing
Inflation cheapens real values
Crows, dandelions, and raw fish
The bigger, the worse
It’s not all act of God
Penis of Jesus – When Jesus became Christian, did he cease to be a Jew?
How to give and to whom?
BREAST OF CHRIST
WHEN FOSSILS RUN OUT.
BREAST OF CHRIST
Problem of Religion
IT’S ECONOMY, STUPID.
How can they deny facts such as Climate change, Evolution, and Holocaust?
Re-examine the notion of consumer credit
Making something out of nothing
HIGH GAS PRICE MAY BE BLESSING IN DISGUISE
Essays and Reflections(130)
Letters from Palestine(12)
Letters from South Africa(2)
Memories and Stories(52)
Sermons by Tad(201)