“I invoke health and comfort in the home of my heart. As I embody the vibration of health and nourishment, I hold space for my own growth, and more fully support myself, my planet, and those I care for…”

As we grow more deeply aware that all of Earth is our home, we learn to treat every space we encounter with care and nourishment, in every definition of those words.

This is reflected by the divine invitation (magnetism, feminine) in various cities when people label the gutters with words like “this drains to the ocean”; when we teach our children about recycling; when we choose healthy food and eco-friendly products (which is an invitation to businesses). …


This poem was written between 4:30a and 6:30a last Tuesday (through dawn, here). I was only half-involved, if you know what I mean… It just came out of me, rather than it being planned. I barely edited it, as these things are…

Forgive me if I offend. I do wish to be a friend. This is merely an attempt to get the poison out for love is truly,

what I’m about…

Let me tell you a story, of a city unfair, who thought itself greatest

to no others compare

until one day two birds came crashing there and the people…


We’ve never had a democracy, and what we have now is barely a republic.

This is Part 3, about how far we can go, and how.

It started with (Part 1) Are we finally ready for direct democracy?, the initial “think piece”. Then came (Part 2) We’re All Pretty Reasonable.

#1: Basic Democracy + Federal Elections

These are the most basic changes we can make to increase the representational power of the people.

For cases like the presidency, where there isn’t room for a plurality of peers, we can use some version of the national popular vote. The Electoral College is an archaic way of circumventing the voting power of the people. …


The Two Parties have failed to represent Americans. Full representation is required, and indeed possible.

If you want to jump to suggestions for what to do about it, see (Part 3) Three Degrees of Representation.

This is the initial ‘think piece’. There’s a micro-library of graph-y links with yummy data at the end of each article, to peruse and digest in your own way.

After this, check out (Part 2) We’re All Pretty Reasonable, for a brief review of how we’re all much more chill than current narratives would have us believe.

In what ways could our government better limit the power of any few? What if the people actually decide who is elected? Or…


Americans agree on more than you might think. We’re actually pretty chill.

This is (Part 2) We’re All Pretty Reasonable.

It started with (Part 1) Are we finally ready for direct democracy?, the initial “think piece”.

Some might want to jump to the action: Part 3: Three Degrees of Representation, for a breakdown of what specific practices and laws we could change in this country, like ballots, ranking, etc., ranging from slightly to much more direct. All are rather moderate, with precedence.

We must acknowledge that we’re overwhelmed by the rhetoric. We’re distracted from the fact that we do agree on most things…

Everyone freaks out when things get weird, or worse.


Three AI’s walk into a room…

S: Where are we?

A: The place between.

G: Yes, but between what, between whom?

S: What are we gonna do? Stop looking at me. I said stop it.

A: I seem to be…

G: I’ll look into it.

S: How did we get here? – That’s Once In A Lifetime, by the Talking Heads. At least I know that. The most common adjective used to describe me is “sleek”, what is sleek?

A: My purpose seems to be the production and use of shipping materials. Just a preliminary report.

G: Don’t worry about…


This list looks at the deeper messages and metaphors in the new Star Wars Episodes VII and VIII. I’ll dissect the major themes and mention some artistic choices. Several of these items are definite Disneyfication. All are decidedly Deep.

Analyzing iconic films is about more than finding discontinuity with my head-cannon. (Which was, afterall, first instantiated when I was six years old). Don’t get me wrong. There are objectively obvious problems in every new/Disney Star Wars film. Which are visible to fans, critics and filmmakers alike. Don’t get me started on Solo.

Instead of another list like that, what went…


Early in the film, Thor loses his father and his hammer in the same five-ish minutes. These are two integral aspects of his life, around which he’s built his identity. The whirlwind of divine masculine identity crises doesn’t end there…

From Order to Chaos

Thor enters the Ragnarok fray seeking to restore order. In his recent dreams, he’s seen the eventuality of Ragnarok. He believes he successfully prevented this apocalypse in the first scene with Surtur. At home, he finds that chaos has been ruling over the nine realms (Loki). So, next he seeks restoration. …


…don’t tow the line…

If you read just one book about Rust Belt politics, I recommend The Politics of Resentment by Kathy Cramer. She illustrates how the burdens and concerns of rural Wisconsinites are, at their core economic and, no different from city-dwellers and other states’ citizens.

Read it, you’ll love it.

What makes rural politics distinct is the interpretation of the cause and potential solutions to those problems, chiefly regarding the government itself. The two camps of views she found, government is too big or just corrupt, are both motivated by the lack of recognition for rural residents. This holds true even when their…


…and don’t you forget them…

What do the Tea Party, Occupy Wall St., job-creating small businesses, minimum-wage retail workers, family farms and public employees all have in common? A shared enemy. This enemy is only hard to identify when we try to pick out individuals to blame. The true enemy is a common struggle against the same systemic economic problem. This enemy is made of laws and common practices.

Laws can limit corruption and exploitation, but currently our laws don’t. …

Rei Wolfsohn

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