All For One, One For All

Disclaimer: I have always loved innovation and space travel. That is not where my criticism lies. Something has been gnawing at my soul for a long time. IMHO, rugged American Individualism is one of the great curses of our time. I didn’t always think this way. In WW2, it took the collective will of nations […]

Going Public

Sharing in public what was once held private. It is a phrase mostly associated with corporate life and investments. A company privately owned, sells shares in the public marketplace, for instance. But “going public” in today’s cultural environment often is associated with an individual’s decision to make public what was once private concealed concerns. It’s […]

Enslavement

The action of making someone a slave; subjugation. Like enslaved to… an expectation of parents for their children to be what they aren’t, a pile of debt accumulated in order to be like your neighbor, an attitude that everyone but yourself has limited your future. All these are examples plain as day, common as the […]

How Differences Can Lead To Coherent Community Life

All of us can think of someone different to us. All of us can think of someone similar to us. So the choice each day is to consider whether we will focus on difference or similarities. If we hope to build healthy coherent communities to live in, we have to pay attention to our differences, […]