Political Correctness, Freedom of speech, and the Golden Rule

Passed a car this weekend with the sticker: Freedom of Speech TRUMPS Political Correctness Sure seems like we're in a political time where the nation is just plain tired of this whole "PC" thing, huh? Stop telling me what to say, stop yelling. Don't be shrill! Stop trying to police what people think! Don't you …

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Dear fellow men: You don’t have to be perfect. It’s ok, I love you anyway.

OK, stick with me here everyone, because this is not a pass for men to perpetuate toxic behavior... it's an attempt to make a little positive impact at the root of some really toxic symptoms. I expect that if you are like me, your social media feed of late* has contained a lot of (rightful) …

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New Year, Same Me?

2018. A new year (on some calendars) and another trip around the sun, marked by the relentless waxing and waning of the seasons, the moon, events and families. New lives are born. Some flicker out. Relationships spark and burn, dwindle and cool. It isn't out of the realm of reasonable to say that each and …

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In the maze of the mind… (11/29/17)

These bodies we ride in as a consciousness are tricksy things. Disease and injury and illness all play havoc with our ride and (frankly) are a serious freaking bummer. Nothing tho is as hard to ride out as diseases which directly impact the place our consciousness resides in. I think we ARE making strides in …

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