My work has been in the field of engaged Buddhism. That is my own practice, which began in 1965 that formed the base for the work I was doing in the civil rights and anti-war movement.
When a new book is published, read an old one.
The only study that the federal government has engaged in with a vengeance is in trying to see if they can make women fertile after menopause.
The Pledge of Allegiance says, ‘liberty and justice for all’.
My entire history with the Navy have been trying to get the Navy to focus on families and child care and all the things that they were way behind in – housing, all of those things.
Nobody ever says to men, how can you be a Congressman and a father.
When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
You measure a government by how few people need help.
We’re going through the Olympics. We’re watching women working as teams. We’re watching men working as teams. We’re watching all working as teams. We’re proud of men and women getting medals. That’s how the Navy should be working.
Many women have more power than they recognize, and they’re very hesitant to use it, for they fear they won’t be loved.