To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Mark Y. A. Davies

Mark Y.A. Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. Click here for more of his essays. https://oneworldhouse.net

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Oklahoma’s Climate Of Complicity

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES When it comes to the climate crisis, Oklahoma has one of the highest percentages of people who deny the reality of...

What’s In A Name?

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES What’s in a name? The word “Christian” has lost almost all of its positive meaning for me. It used to mean something...

Yes, We Should Be Talking About Greenland

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES There are many important and urgent reasons we should be focused on Greenland. Greenland is melting. Greenland’s melting will increase sea...

Trump’s Dependency On Racism

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES There seems to be at least three forms of racism that are fueling Trump’s current hold on power: First, you have the...

‘Illegals’

Editor’s Note: This essay was written before the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES Since the unwelcome arrival of Europeans, American...

Where We Belong

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES Before Nazis started killing Jewish persons, they used to say things like “Juden Raus” and “Auf nach Palästina!” The translations are...

Racists In Office

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES President Trump’s racist comments about four American persons of color in the U.S. House of Representatives in which he declared they...

My Hometown

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES My hometown is Lawton, OK. My family moved to Lawton when I was four, and that was my home until I...

Listening To Our Climate Scientists

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES If a person ate fast food and drank sugary drinks every day and 99 out of 100 cardiologists told this person...