This is the year 2017. We have advanced technology so far that with the click of a button, most anything can arrive at our doorstep, "we" being humanity as a whole. In this same time period, we allow for things like famine, homelessness, poverty, war, environmental devastation, and many other vile processes. As an aside: … Continue reading Why aren’t you furious?
Defined as: the practice of actively not participating in the exploitation of any animal to include food consumption, animal testing, entertainment, consumption of byproducts, and clothing. Some methods Vegans use to raise the awareness can be peaceful and other can be more obstructive. If you have a social media, there is a high probability that … Continue reading Veganism – Is Shock Imagery Effective?
"An echo chamber is a metaphorical description of a situation in which information, ideas, or beliefs are amplified or reinforced by communication and repetition inside a defined system. Inside a figurative echo chamber, official sources often go unquestioned and different or competing views are censored, disallowed, or otherwise underrepresented." I think the intent of the … Continue reading Echo Chamber
A quote I hear fairly often in all types of relationships. From friends, lovers, education, business, and politics. It is the way one person can share how they feel and what needs they have to others. Currently we speak to each other in thoughts and analyses vs. starting from a place of empathy. The way … Continue reading “Communication is key.”
A reminder to understand structural violence: "We have come a long way in our understanding of human motivation and in the blind operation of our economic system. Now we realize that dislocations in the market operation of our economy and the prevalence of discrimination thrust people into idleness and bind them in constant or frequent … Continue reading MLK – Where do we go from here?
I will finally be moving into my very own apartment with my beautiful wife, Danielle, and our eclectic kitty, LuLu. Playa del rey is inland from the beach with neat shops and a quiet lifestyle, yet close enough to more happening places like the beach, marina, and Venice Beach/Santa Monica area. It's all very exciting … Continue reading Moving out. Moving in. Moving on.
I have been wanting to find the right medium to discuss thought provoking topics such as posting on Facebook or blogging and it occurred to me that I could start a podcast. I like the fluidity and it gives me a good reason to educate myself on interesting topics and invite friends to join in … Continue reading Podcast Test Run