Category Archives: activism

I won’t be afraid.

I feel traumatized a day after this 2016 election, but I won’t be afraid. When the first state wins pointed to Trump, I just knew that Clinton was going to lose.  I cried, hard, at what this might mean for … Continue reading

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Blown away by Brand

I love how Russell Brand uses his hyperkinetic public presence to spread the message that we are human beings capable of accessing the spiritual presence that surrounds us and that all that matters to any of us is Love.

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On liberation

I was inspired by a post by Dean J. Baker, of the blog Push My Fu*king Buttons, Please.  If you are easily offended, I encourage you to go read and push his buttons.  Because he asked nicely. I left a … Continue reading

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Maybe there would be no stigma

I’m reprinting a comment I left on Depression Time’s blog post End The Stigma: Prejudice Still Punishing The Mentally Ill. While it’s waiting for his approval, I thought I’d reprint (and expand) my response here. ***** I have a hard time … Continue reading

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Thinking about thinking

I’ve been thinking about thinking. I’ve been dialoguing with a new internet friend of mine, and it’s been helping me crystallize some ideas. Many of my online friends are intelligent and have a very dystopian view of the current world.  … Continue reading

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