Thursday, April 13, 2006

As though to ping our sluggish consciences...

cropped photoWilliam Sloane Coffin, Jr. died yesterday. He was the Yale University chaplain during a tumultuous period including the Vietnam war, and was widely credited both for mediating between students and the administration there and for national activity in anti-war and civil rights efforts over many decades. (He was immortalized by Gary Trudeau as a Doonesbury character along the way, and I hope Trudeau will offer some sort of tribute in the coming days.)

"The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love."

A few links:(news via dailyKos)

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