Tag Archive | Courage

So Strange…

Life is so strange. We have people in prison for decades whose minds are free to roam the universe and who appreciate the simplest truths and the natural beauty of the world. Then, we have people whose bodies are free to go anywhere and experience virtually everything this world has to offer yet they choose […]

Why Don’t People Do That?

I was watching an episode of an old television show I enjoyed as a kid and heard a very interesting exchange between Eddie Corbett (portrayed by Brandon Cruz) and his father Tom Corbett (potrayed by Bill Bixby). It’s from the television series, “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father”, which aired from 1969 to 1972. Other regulars […]

A Voice In The Wilderness

The American Dream is an illusion. It’s a creative illusion, but an illusion nontheless. The concept of “American exceptionalism” is about as sane as walking naked through Alaska with a small oil lamp in the middle of a tempest and expecting to stay warm. To believe in this pathetic illusion of American exceptionalism is to […]

Actions And Words

People love slogans. Some are clever, some disingenuous. The disingenuous slogans are given plenty of “air time” by corporate media. They are usually manufactured (as opposed to “created”) by parasitic people to help push an agenda which opposes cooperation and enhances subtle (and not-so-subtle) forms of ¬†violence.¬† However, this essay is about the slogans that […]

Feel The Rain…

“As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve and life begins to flow with joy and ease.” – Eckhart Tolle Life can suck. That is, life can suck if you insist on believing that life on Earth is supposed to be perfect. Life is full of challenges, it isn’t supposed […]

End Censorship, End Tyranny

A recent post on Jeff Nyugen’s blog Deconstructing Myths inspired me to write about an issue that I’ve been contemplating for a while. Jeff wrote about a reporter, Claire O’Brien, who covered the murder trial of a Mexican immigrant being denied justice. She showed compassion for this man – who acted in self-defense – and, […]

Paths To Freedom

Sick and tired of running the treadmill of modern “life”? Sick and tired of delusional politicians destroying YOUR (perceived) democracy right before your eyes? Sick and tired of corruption piled on top of scam wrapped inside the enigma of corporate media indoctrination? Sick and tired of being sick and tired? It seems to me that […]