Consciousness Category

Dumocracy

Every single day, for as long as I can remember, stretching back to when I was a toddler I have tried to learn as much as I can about the world around me. And, every single day since I was 17 or 18 and discovered that the key to getting the most out of being […]

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Winged flowers

When I walk through our family room in the morning, someone says in a bright and hopeful voice, “I love you”. No, not my spouse who is usually at work by this time, but my companion Psyche. And she means it. Recently, I saw a study on what makes for longevity. It was conducted by […]

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Ashleep

Update: this piece is apropos of my post last Friday, so take a look — it is an intriguing read and theory. Former Bush Secretary of State, George Schultz recently offered that government officers must ask themselves the question, “What can I do to make the world better” and admitted to harboring some doubts that […]

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ThIS IS a plan

“It’s better to be strong and wrong, than right and weak.” Do you agree? It seems to be the primary message of extremists¬†all around the world, Trump among them. If you listen to talk radio in this country, you are likely hear vociferous support for the new brand of fascism that Donald Trump is promoting […]

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Las Vagues

Every decision we make involves a gamble. What we bring to bear when we make a choice is key. ¬†Is it fact or opinion based? I think this question goes to the heart of every controversy we face as a species today, and especially as Americans in our current overheated political environment. As a personal […]

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