Tag Archive | racism

From puppets to people: remembering our humanity


  Dearest readers, While most broadcast “news” is designed to trigger fear, to divide people against each other, to keep us obedient and passive, and to conceal the truth, occasionally nuggets of truthful information do slip through the control agenda. I am persuaded that it is useless and even counter-productive to fight “against” the system. […]

Racism, animal abuse, child abuse, drug abuse: the final gasps of a victim/savior paradigm

Racism, animal abuse, child abuse, drug abuse: the final gasps of a victim/savior paradigm


Dearest readers, My experiences growing up in a highly co-dependent, enmeshed family system where emotional abuse was a normal way of being led me on a path where I did not know how to love myself anymore. I had to learn to remember. The path to remembering, or putting myself back together again, was a […]

The Stranger & the mirror: How looking inward changes our cultural paradigm towards outsiders


Dear readers, I recently reread Albert Camus’ iconic novel, The Stranger. It struck me as I was reading that Meursault’s detached personality and precise, yet objective truthfulness would probably place him somewhere on the autism spectrum today. As most people know, the bizarre cultural mindset of the time in which the novel is set (1950’s […]

Vulnerability and the road to world peace


Dear readers, People say that the United States is the most powerful nation in the world. Sometimes I feel as if the U.S. is holding back world peace. Being powerful and fearing vulnerability are a tricky and dangerous combination. The United States has over 700 military bases overseas. The rest of the countries of the […]

On true creativity: the American Dream has been holding us back


Hello readers, When Donald Trump talks about “making America great again”, he lacks quite a bit of imagination. He is speaking to angry and frustrated citizens who rightly, however dimly, are somewhat aware that the system is not working for them anymore. I personally do not believe that the European colonial culture that seeded itself […]

Overfed and divorced (a poem)


relentless hunger twists internal organs chimp raised hawk hoards billions shiny brilliants golden chips fresh water and virgin land expensively shod feet  crush serene beauty masturbating mountains and the glinting eye of cruelty ownership of what can’t be owned oversized testicles twist minds perverting meaning and information intention to mislead maw open masking fangs spreading […]

Cramped skin or the web of love (a poem)


if skin were an envelope, a divider would it separate us from one another or allow us to better touch each other? sensitive nothingness cells drawing attention spirals around the luminous flux that is personality wrapped in bone human brains wrapping life and relationship into convenient patterns ruling out the vibrancy the freedom rainbow of pure […]