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Icelands Economic Visionaries? Elements of 21st Century Thinking?

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However Iceland’s ‘economic crisis’ response turns out, many thanks and much gratitude is due the people of Iceland for standing firm for as long as they have. Their action definitely meets my criteria of human behavior that demonstrates belief in our greater promise – far from realized to date. Continue reading

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Questions for Americans re MidEast

In my last post, I asked: What do we expect government to do, as ‘coordinating agency’ of our own making, to keep our society one that uplifts human potential?… Continue reading

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Too little, too late? – Inside Story – Al Jazeera English

Dear Readers! My reasons for this post are several, significantly a reminder of universality of the call for human dignity – it is not a ‘western’ concept, but is inborn.  To my mind, we, in at least the United States … Continue reading

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Bin Laden’s Trap, Our Entanglement, Congressman Grayson’s Article: “The Longest War”

If we’re going to extricate ourselves from our assorted disasters, in the case of Grayson’s article the Afghanistan War, and intend to not repeat these brutalities, we’re going to need to know who we, who humans, are. Continue reading

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Cultural Confusion: Manipulation, Straight-talk, Tribalism, Forgiveness, Co-dependency, Enabling, and Politics – The Answer To Everything Human!

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We should not be so outraged…The practice to figure out what’s happening is diagnostic, analytical. We do this so we can learn about ourselves, our societies and governments …instead of hanging around the kitchen or patio, wondering what that smell is, we go find out … and we discover it comes from the basement. Continue reading

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Letter to Washinton Policy Makers: NO means NO MORE ‘Same old, same old’

I am “looking you straight in the eyes” and telling you NO! No more same-old, same-old. I am telling you to do what is needed from all of us: GROW UP! Continue reading

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Fixing the Washinton Dis-Connect

Washinton disconnect must be addressed … widespread disconnects and disinterest in one another’s realities will break us apart. Washington is … an amplified version of “ordinary human inclination” to enjoy special favor, and to neglect awareness of anyone outside our “group”.
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New World Order Conspiracy? What’s Going On?

I have long said it will take us a good 300 years beyond now to be mature to manage ourselves in … anarchy. I recently heard an interviewee say 700, so I probably need to revise my estimate!
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American Spirit Celebrated, Voice of The People, Voice of Howard Zinn

“… Zinn’s actions and words … to be like him, to never give up fighting for our ideals. “Small actions, when multiplied by millions of people, can change the world.” excerpt, Chomsky on Zinn; Dave Semple’s blog “When Cowards Flinch”.
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Health Care, Information Age, What We Know, What we Don’t Know

This is the “Age of Information”. Information, we are told, is power. … maybe it’s time we helped ourselves to information that can help us balance power.

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