This morning, a friend of mine posted this onto our thinking group’s facebook page. I wanted to respond to the article, but it sort of evolved into a rather lengthy bit of musings, so I’ve moved them here and will send those folks the link to here. In the 10-80-10 Theory of Survival (it’s an … Continue reading
I may have hit on this once before. I honestly can’t remember if it was here or my old blog, but either way, this is a new link to a great article, so here’s my Ryan Reynold’s movie anecdote: There’s a cute little made-for-TV movie called School of Life about a high school history teacher, … Continue reading
Been screaming this a while. It gladdens my heart to see such a prominent figure doing likewise. Pope Frances and Redemption
One of the many things about which I am passionate is education. Here in the USA we need some serious reform. Most of what I have been yelling for years is summed up by this very smart man. It’s worth twenty minutes. Really. Ken Robinson: How to escape educations death valley And because this already … Continue reading
Well, if you haven’t figured it out by now, I write when I’m angry. Or upset. Or inspired. But that last is for my novels and doesn’t find its way here. I have been processing a LOT. I’m still pretty angry with the whole group if I think too much about it, but after nearly … Continue reading
An Atheist Muslim’s Perspective on the ‘Root Causes’ of Islamist Jihadism and the Politics of Islamophobia GREAT article. Addresses American secularism, religion of the founding fathers, foreign policy of the early US, and our first encounters with Islam, among other things.