I’m a big picture kind of person. That’s what makes it possible for me to pass the same painting in a hallway every day for three years…… Read more “Under the Influence”
Category: Social Commentary
This is the Way the World Ends
T.S. Eliot is one of my favorite poets. The title of this post is a line from The Hollow Men. I think it’s one of his best…… Read more “This is the Way the World Ends”
While camping a while back, someone read something written by Paula Gunn Allen to me while sitting around the fire. It was my first introduction to the…… Read more “Intellectual Apartheid”
Let’s Start Crowd-Sourcing Science and Journalism
Photo by Markus Spiske temporausch.com on Pexels.com It seems like all the fine scientific minds are employed either by big business, say, creating drugs with longer and…… Read more “Let’s Start Crowd-Sourcing Science and Journalism”
One Drop of Blood
An intelligent guy that I follow on Twitter asked me if I’d read this article titled “Fear of a Black President” and give my opinion on it. …… Read more “One Drop of Blood”
What About All The Other Holocausts?
I read a news article about a French comedian being banned for making anti-semitic remarks. He’s also been charged with denying the holocaust, which is against the…… Read more “What About All The Other Holocausts?”
I Want You.
These are possibly the three most powerful words in existence. We all want to be wanted. From the moment we’re born, our very physical and psychological survival…… Read more “I Want You.”
Touch Hunger: Food Won’t Feed It
Babies can wither and die if they aren’t touched—despite being fed and kept warm. It’s called failure to thrive. I don’t think that really changes as adults,…… Read more “Touch Hunger: Food Won’t Feed It”
Let’s All Be Free At Last, Okay?
What is it that makes us human? There are some universal qualities that we all share. We all share a fear of the unknown, the need for…… Read more “Let’s All Be Free At Last, Okay?”
Jobs I’ve Had
I’ve decided to do a series called “Jobs I’ve Had”. Since I’ve had so many, this may come to be known as ‘the series that would not…… Read more “Jobs I’ve Had”