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
There's been a thought ruminating in mind for some time now; what should I believe in? This simple thought extends to several facets in my life. To name a few: religion, politics, scientific evidence, ethics, and philosophy. Moreover, the question morphs into the process of belief. I process information based on a logical progression of … Continue reading Fake News
Hello. Although not new to the blog scene, I would like to introduce myself. My name is James Gonzalez and this is my newest blog A Mind Effused. Here I choose to write and focus on ethics, politics, science, psychology, and philosophy; all in hopes of inspiring to think for yourself and promote intellectual conversation. … Continue reading Deliberation