There’s still a lot of things you’ll never knowLike why each time the sky begins to snow,you cry
There are two extreme ways to say “I deserve it.” One is a head drooping shoulders sagging feet dragging despondent mumble. The other is an oblivious not an ounce of self-awareness I fucking rule grand entrance, looking around to see if anybody noticed.
“The Monday morning after the 2016 election, in a gas station in a logging town in north-west Wisconsin, I asked a group of retired and working men what they thought Trump would do to help them. Ron, a logger, replied: ‘Nothing. Nothing…
I’m gonna leave this city, got to get awayAll this fussing and fighting, man, you know I sure can’t stay
Goin’ Up the Country, Canned Heat (1968)
Protestors act like the overthrow of Roe v. Wade is about the law-about Constitutional rights, privacy rights, women’s rights, reproductive rights, etc. It’s not.
The Democrats and progressives have taken up the cause on that basis. They’re wrong.
God exists the way the USA and France and Pakistan exist — the way the Yankees and Lakers and Manchester United exist… the way Apple and Tesla and… well, you get the point.
Nations, sports teams, corporations — any group, class, organization you can think of — all of…
It’s no mystery that extreme political polarization has coincided with the rise of the Christian Right and its Christian Nationalist agenda.
The Bible offers a polarized worldview: God’s side is good and true; the other side is evil and wrong. Biblical…
Reality needs both.
Objective does complicated. Think organizational chart nodes, arrows, lines… linear…
Go ahead — believe, dream, envision, get inspired, think big.
But then evaluate. Stop believing and take an objective look at what it’s actually going to take for your Big Idea to happen. Or if you already quit your day job, take the…
And now that it has, we don’t know what to do.
Of course we don’t know what to do. We’ve never been here before, we’ve never done this, we don’t know anybody who has, so how should we know what to do?