Human Evolution

Why This Election Is Different by David Swanson

The world is full of ugly truths and pretty lies. Honest, courageous people fear the potential destruction that can be wrought by the pretty lies while fearful, obedient people fear the ugly truths which could set them free. It’s long, long, long past the time to step back and see not just what’s arrogantly pushed […]

The Wisdom Of Master Po

The Wisdom Of Master Po We can often find wisdom in unexpected places. Lessons not only come in the form of what to do in certain situations throughout life, but from making observations about what not to do. I’ve noticed over the years that I’ve learned as much from foolish, reckless people as from wise […]

Fear Is The Only Darkness

My favorite television show ever, “Kung Fu”, ran from 1972 to 1975. Master Po was amazing. Here is a sample of his wisdom: Stillness…

Richie Havens – On The Turning Away

  Richie Havens was a rare talent – as a singer, a guitarist, a songwriter, an artist, a poet, an actor, and especially, as a person. Instead of living “the good life” by taking advantage of celebrity worship and soulless endorsement of anything anyone’s willing to sell, he was a passionate, pro-peace activist. He educated […]

‘Intoxicating Freedom, Gripping Fear’: Mumia Abu-Jamal On Life As a Black Panther

A brilliant, eloquent, thoughtful man like Mumia Abu-Jamal languishes on death row while a racist, narcissistic sexual predator/economic terrorist resides in the White House corrupting what’s left of a crumbling democracy, furthering the insidious agendas of corporate control and white supremacy, increasing destruction of the environment, creating international tensions that could lead to war, dividing […]

It Feels Like Being on Death Row

This is an extremely disturbing issue that needs to be addressed forcefully and immediately. It gets plenty of media attention – though mostly as morbid fascination for some (those who are safely removed from the danger of police violence) and a reason to be outraged for others (those who indulge in taking the moral high […]

What Is Food?

Mad Scientists Live Among Us: It used to be science fiction, but not anymore. There are people living among us who believe it’s OK to “play god” (as the saying goes) and intervene in millions of years of evolution by engineering living beings as if they were tools to use at work or toys for […]