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Like Scrooge, those who control the world's largest private banks may not be capable of following Jesus' advice to "sell everything you have and give to the poor," but they are made out of light, so we must encourage them to find some measure of illumination within and to build upon that until it extends beyond the illusion of a self disconnected from the omnipresence and reaches out to all of creation.

For all those who claim to be Christians, we say it is time to let go of your ad hominem political nay-saying and practice what you preach.

Was Jesus a socialist? Most definitely! But he was more than that; he was a sharer.

Peace be with you!

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About the author: Robert Bows is a television producer/writer/director, playwright, theatre reviewer, political economist, instructional designer, yogi, metaphysician, and pseudonymous author of www.SolomonsProof.com and Solomon's Proof: A Psycho-Spiritual Journey to World Consciousness .
 

[1] Barry A. Kosmin and Ariela Keysar (2009). "AMERICAN RELIGIOUS IDENTIFICATION SURVEY (ARIS) 2008" (PDF). Hartford, Connecticut, USA: Trinity College . http://b27.cc.trincoll.edu/weblogs/AmericanReligionSurvey-ARIS/reports/ARIS_Report_2008.pdf . Retrieved 2009-04-01 .

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[2] Mammon is a term that describes greed, avarice, and unjust worldly gain in Biblical literature. It was personified as a false god in the New Testament. The term is often used to refer to excessive materialism or greed as a negative influence. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mammon

[3] HarperSanFrancisco, 2006.

[4] Jacob Minkin, Teachings of Maimonides , Jason Aronson, 1987, p. 362. Maimonides wrote these words 450 years before Shylock asked for his pound of flesh.

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[5] Source: The 1999 Old Farmer's Almanac.

[6] Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948.

[7] See the framework for the final theory at www.SolomonsProof.com and as an appendix in "Solomon's Proof--A Psycho-Spiritual Journey to World Consciousness," Rabbonai Press, Boulder, CO, 2008.

[8] Anne Herbert, Sausalito, CA, circa 1982.

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