The Simplicity Revolution

It’s gotten too complicated. “What has?” you ask. Everything! Legislation, rules, requirements, regulations, taxes, disclaimers, ingredients, instructions, assembly, guidelines, labels, games, parameters, codes, wills and codicils. We have over- emphasized, protected, contained, explained, briefed, covered, controlled, programmed, denied and lied about…. legislation, rules, requirements, regulations, taxes, disclaimers, ingredients, instructions, assembly, guidelines, labels, games, parameters, codes,…

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Capitol Punishment

We’ve been through a lot lately, haven’t we? Unfortunately, it has all been the inevitable result of having taken our eyes off the community ball for decades. Once we started dismantling the purpose of representative democracy rather than improving it, the functions of government and networks of community support began to unravel.  And that’s when mistrust becomes so high that conspiracy theories run rampant and lies appear as plausible as truth. Without a central…

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I’ll take “Patriotism” for the win, please

Let’s be very clear. What President Trump calls for, particularly with respect to our flag and standing during the National Anthem, is not “patriotism” but “nationalism.” Both are concerned with individual relationships towards nations, but nationalism is defined as our interest in the unification of a nation based on cultural and linguistic equanimity. Patriotism is…

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