Sunday, September 22, 2019

Father’s lessons

Sometimes the personal overrides the burning political—just before it doubles back to connect. For me, I reflect on this day of my...

Norvergence: Psychosocial and mental health impacts of climate change

“In the tech-saturated world, climate change is the biggest global threat (both physically and mentally).” Most articles or blog...

The limited mind: Why fear is driving humanity to extinction

I have previously written many articles describing one or more aspects of the dysfunctional nature of the typical human mind, together with...

From Realpolitik to “Digitalpolitik”

In a very enlightening report by Foreign Policy magazine “the war torn the web”* describes how the war for the web will...

I still can’t get no satisfaction

I can't get no satisfactionI can't get me no satisfactionAnd I try and I try and I try t-t-t-t-try tryI can't get...

What is the point of your human life?

For some time now, I’ve been trying to assess the point of one’s human life.  What makes you (or me) important or...

Rethinking reparations

Aaron Campbell was young, black, unarmed, and suffered from mental illness, exacerbated by his brother’s death that day from kidney failure. He was...

Philosophy group discussion

Today in San Miguel de Allende we had our usual Philosophy Group meeting.  This time we listened to the words of Allan...

WW2: The infamous Herman Goering had this quote from the Nuremberg Trials after

"Naturally the common people don't want war: Neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood....

Nonviolence and trust

This week I joined others from my town in a State Department initiative called City Pair; in this case, "pairing" Portland, Oregon...