Wednesday, September 08, 2010

The Right to Be Stupid

The Pastor in Florida has a first amendment right to free speech and to burn Qurans. I fully support this right.

But just because you have a right (legal) does not make it right (ethically). Burning Qurans is still stupid, foolish, disrespectful, and childish. It mainly serves to inflame both sides and give ammunition to terrorists. Burning Qurans hurts both Americans and Christians. Many of us have evolved beyond vengeance. Unfortunately many others remain stuck in hateful ways and are hell bent on perpetuating violence against each other.

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Sunday, September 05, 2010

Moving an Office the Green Way

On Saturday 9/4/2010 the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) moved its office and used bikes to do the move. This is an example of utilitarian bicycling at its best -- and having bicyclists be great role models of sustainability. Plus both the participants and the general public had a fun time!

Read the article from the 9/5/2010 San Jose Mercury News and see pictures at: