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Activism & Allyship Guide

If we are to advance the cause of racial justice, it has to be done both in the moments when we are outraged and in the quiet moments when there isn’t a new hashtag borne out of a specific moment of injustice. It is about changing attitudes and beliefs that ultimately lead to actions. It […]

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Why We No Longer Think For Ourselves

The problem arises when we need to process and understand complex and chaotic situations. The ability to think for ourselves has been short-circuited by the rise of social networks, television propaganda, and easy solutions presented by charismatic pundits and political and religious leaders. With so much information to process, it is easier to drift into […]

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What Will The Future Bring?

A question as old as time. In moments of peace and well-being, this query occupies less of our thinking. But historically, in times of political, emotional, and spiritual chaos our eyes turn with anxious hope to the future, particularly when apocalyptic fears multiply. This question was asked by the people of Israel when subjected to […]

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FOMO

Now that Gina and I have returned to civilization and downtown living after almost five years in the isolated wilderness of the Appalachian foothills, we have coined a new phrase. FOMO. It’s an acrostic for the Fear of Missing Out. To adequately place this in a proper perspective, you must know that our country home […]

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Ten Crucial Steps To Keep Trump and Zuckerburg Away From Your Privates

1) Stop Using Google Now—If you use Gmail and use Google to search the web, Google knows more about you than any other institution. And that goes double if you use other Google services like Google Maps, Waze, Google Docs, etc.”   Tips:   I use DuckDuckGo for search because it’s advertised not to track […]