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Busy-ness, Ambiguity, and Imagining: Economics, Politics, Psychology

In a genuinely more compassionate and improved society – the one we are well-advised to begin to imagine, we will want to … We are ,(presently), quite askew…Beck, Zeller, Wikileaks, Giffords…and Slavoj Zizek. Continue reading

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America’s Warring Ways: Questions Long Overdue

And far too many Americans give our warring brutality no thought at all! We instead speak of “shoes and ships, and sealing wax, and whether pigs have wings…” (Lewis Carroll: “Walrus and the Carpenter”). Continue reading

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Ear to the Ground: Social/political (economic) Monitoring, Diagnosis.

Ground rumblings. Something … “off in the distance … cannot yet be seen”. Could be … coming from “human activity”…. plenty of rumblings … suggest we’re spinning our wheels, going no-place new. Same old, same old. Boring, so boring after … 10,000 years! Continue reading

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American Literacy Statistics Cause for Concern

Whatever good develops for us as a democracy will reflect our ability to think about complicated issues without coming up with over-simplified solution. Continue reading

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Remedies to Corporate, Government, or Shared, Bureaucracy Turned Cartel, Part 3/3

Bureaucracy, government, corporate, cartel, consumer, citizen response … Continue reading

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Labor Day, Labor’s Value, Labor ‘s Gift

Labor Day, definition of labor, definition of laborer, myths about labor, labor myths, American laborer health care … Continue reading

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COURAGE, INTEGRITY – BEING A WHISTLE-BLOWER

GOING TO THE WALL FOR THE GREATER GOOD … A tale of one individual John Kopchinski doing precisely what I believe many more of us need to be ready to do. Followed by a tale of another individual Wendell Potter doing the same. Reference to health care reform.
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Co-Dependency, Issues of Personal Power, Adler, and Soldiering in Our Time, Part 1

Co-dependency, … unholy alliance, …. social and political co-dependency, … bottom line comes down to power. Felt power, and felt lack of power Continue reading

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We Must Continue to Address the Health Care Reform Issue

the “American Way” — or is it? … We “praise” those … who put themselves “on the line” on our behalf. … inconsistency between what we emotionally …, and what we are willing to do when personally called … Continue reading

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Possibilities from, Consequences of, Asking Questions

human choice/behavior as it alters experience of others enters the picture. … we are all in this together, … requires all of us to extricate ourselves … How to inspire questions in the minds of those generally inactive in social, economic, and political development needs … Continue reading

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