ON-LINE ESSAYS by JAMES LEONARD PARK


ORGANIZED INTO 10 SUBJECT AREAS

If this were the contents of a magazine, which article would you read first?



1. LOVE

Romantic Love is a Hoax!
Emotional Programming to 'Fall in Love'


Loving in Freedom

Romantic Jealousy:
Cause & Prevention


Separating Lust and Love

The Future of Love and Marriage


Loving without Expectations:
Non-Comprehensive Relationships


Four Ways to Achieve Same-Sex Marriage




2. SEXOLOGY

Sources of Sexual Fantasies .




3. EXISTENTIALISM

Becoming More Authentic:
The Positive Side of Existentialism


Your Unique Contribution to the World


Becoming More Free


Pursuing Intrinsic Values:
Am I Spending this Hour Well?
 




4. UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISM

WHICH GODS DO NOT EXIST?

        No Gods Created the Universe


        No Gods Wrote Holy Books


        No Gods are All-Powerful


        No Gods Are Watching Our Behavior


        No Gods Can Save Us from Death


WHICH GODS MIGHT EXIST?

      
God-Talk Might Be a Way of Expressing Our Spiritual Dynamics

The Religious Impulse


The Next 1,000 Years of Spiritual Progress:
The Future of Unitarian Universalism


Why I Am a Unitarian Universalist

Sex-and-Gender Minorities, Sexology,
& the Unitarian Universalist Movement


A New Name for Unitarian Universalism?  

Does God Keep Up with Modern Science? 

Creating New Commandments




5. EXISTENTIAL SPIRITUALITY


Introducing Existential Spirituality .

Spirituality for Humanists:
Six Capacities of our Human Spirits
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WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?

       1. Beyond the Life of the Body, the Heart, & the Mind

       2. Ways to Expand Our Spirits

      
3. Self-Transcendence, Self-Criticism, & Altruism

      
4. Freedom:Transcending Enculturation and Choosing for Ourselves

      
5. Creativity: Making Something Genuinely New

       6. Love: The I-Thou Encounter, Discovering Other Persons of Spirit

       7. The Disclosure of Existential Anxiety
       and other Manifestations of Our Existential Predicament

       8. Glimpses of Joy and Fulfillment

OUR EXISTENTIAL PREDICAMENT

      
Loneliness of Spirit:
       Deeper than the Reach of Love

       Being Depressed in Spirit:
       Deeper than Psychological Depression

       Existential Anxiety:
       Angst


       The Existential Void

       Sinking into the River of Existential Despair

       Existential Insecurity

       Existential Guilt:
       Deeper than the Pangs of Conscience

      
Looking for the Meaning of Life

Depressed?
Don't Kill Yourself!

Asking the Ultimate Questions

Passionate Inwardness:
Surrendering Self


6. MEDICAL ETHICS

Losing the Marks of Personhood:
Discussing Degrees of Mental Decline

Advance Directives for Medical Care:
24 Important Questions to Answer

Fifteen Safeguards for Life-Ending Decisions

There is No Free Health Care:
Tax-Supported Medical Care
 

Nine Ways to Reduce Health-Care Costs

Voluntary Rationing of Health-Care

Consumer Control of Health-Care Costs:
Eliminating Unnecessary Medical Procedures
 

No More Million Dollar Babies

Medical Futility Monitor:
Avoiding the Million-Dollar Death

Organ Donation After Voluntary Death

If I Get Alzheimer's, Donate My Organs 

Death-Row Must Not Become an Organ-Farm:
How to Avoid the Mayan Protocol
 

The Living Cadaver:
Medical Uses of Brain-Dead Bodies

The Dead-Donor Rule:
How Dead Do You Have to Be?
 

Do Organ Carry Personal Character? 

Voluntary Execution Followed by Organ Donation

Depressed?
Don't Kill Yourself!




7. DEATH & THE RIGHT-TO-DIE

The One-Month-Less Club:
Live Well Now, Omit the Last Month

Choosing Your Date of Death:
How to Achieve a Timely Death
Not too Soon, Not too Late

Choosing Your Own Pathway towards Death

Completed Life or Premature Death?

One Million Chosen Deaths per Year?

Taking Death in Stride: Practical Planning

Will this Death be an "Irrational Suicide" or and "Voluntary Death"?

Will this Death be a "Mercy-Killing" or a "Merciful Death"?

Four Legal Methods of Choosing Death

The Number of People Reviewing a Life-Ending Decisions
Using the 26 Recommended Safeguards

Pulling the Plug:
A Paradigm for Life-Ending Decisions

Life-Ending Decisions for Alzheimer's Patients

Do I Lose the Right-to-Die When I Lose Consciousness?

A New Way to Secure the Right-to-Die:
Laws Against Causing Premature Death

Two Approaches to Right-to-Die Laws:
Granting Permission and Banning Harms

Interpreting Laws Against 'Assisting Suicide'

VDD:
Why Giving Up Water is Better than other Means of Voluntary Death

Voluntary Death by Dehydration:
Safeguards to Make Sure it is a Wise Choice

Terminal Sedation: Dying in Your SleepGuananteed

Voluntary Execution:
Better than Capital Punishment?

The Brain-Death Protocol for Voluntary Execution followed by Organ Donation

God Will Decide When Life Will End:
We Should Not 'Play God'




8. IMMIGRATION REFORM


I am an Immigrant


Orderly Immigration into the United States

Ideal Immigrants:
New Criteria for Selecting New Americans


Children of Foreign Nationals:
New Pathways to Citizenship


Creating New Pathways to American Citizenship

End Deportation of Persons Likely to Qualify for
a Pathway to Citizenship under Immigration Reform


Registration without Deportation:
Bringing Millions of Foreign Nationals out of the Shadows

Register all Foreign Nationals:
Carrots and Sticks


Earning American Citizenship:
Be Above Average


Immigration Problems and Solutions:
Keeping the UU Debate Constructive

Immigration Reform:
A Range of Options


If They Cannot Work, They Will Not Come:
And Many Will Return to their Homelands


Born in the USA:
The Easy Way to Become a U.S. Citizen

25 Million Foreign Nationals in the USA:
How Many Will Stay?


Comprehensive Repatriation of Citizens of other Countries and their Families

National Identity File:
Directory USA


9. WORLD PEACE FORCE

Holy War Against Terrorism 

Peaceful Muslims & Violent Muslims

Deprogramming Former Members of Al-Qaeda

Religious Prisons to Rehabilitate Islamic Terrorists

Jails for Jihadis:
To Stop the Killing and Rehabilitate the Warriors

Exit Strategy for Iraq:
Arabic-Speaking Peace-Keepers

Policing Mutual Genocide:
Not a War on Terrorism, Not a Civil War


Tribalism in Iraq

Iraq after Occupation

Iraq---
Mutual Genocide,
When Will the Killing End?


Lessons from Iraq


Disarming ISIS:
Capturing or Killing All Jihadis


WORLD PEACE FORCE

       World Without War

       The Meaning of Complete Disarmament

       Blessed Are the Peacemakers

       World Peace Force100 Years for Transition

       Enlightened Presidents of the United States
       Could Use the U.S. Military Forces
       as an Interim World Peace Force


     
Could the World Peace Force Go Bad?

        Structure and Funding of the World Peace Force

       WHAT WOULD THE WORLD PEACE FORCE DO?

       Disarm the Planet EarthOne Nation at a Time

      
Eliminate all Weapons of Mass Death

       End all Military Dictatorships

        When National Governments Collapse

        Separate the Arabs and Jews in Palestine

       Separate the Warring Factions in Iraq

       Disarm All Sides in Afghanistan

      
Disarm All Fighters in Syria




10. PUBLIC POLICY 

Six Ways to Diminish Gun Violence

Universal Gun Registration:
Register all Gun-Owners and their Guns


Using Electric Bills to Make Everyone More Green

Sex-Balanced Senate

Revive the Electoral College:
One Presidential Elector for each Congressional District

Outlaw Gerrymandering:
Seven Ways to Abolish Distorted Districts


Automatic Voter Registration


The Social Security Tax:
Reforming the Most Unfair Federal Tax


Million Dollar Cap:
No One Should Get More than One Million Dollars Per Year from the U.S. Taxpayers


The Underground Economy:
Bring all Economic Activity into the Open

Media Science, Advocacy Science, & Real Science


How to Tread More Lightly on the Earth


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