Apart and Together (part ten)

The classic question of “where do you want to be in five years?” has within it the attempt to control the future. Conversely, going from here forwards in the direction of where we want to go, without knowing if we will ever get there, has the quality of shaping and co-creating...

Apart and Together (part nine)

What would it take for everyone in the world to be able to participate in actual decision-making about the multiple, overlapping, existential global crises humanity is facing? Our commitment: a true win-win system, based on genuine willingness [...].


This is written out of the unrelenting angst, the siege, really, of November's election nightmare scenario for this patriot ever grateful for our flawed democracy.

When Liars, Hypocrites, Thieves, and Cheats Rule

In this essay, Valerie Elverton Dixon says that to call President Trump and senate Republicans liars, hypocrites, thieves, and cheats is not a judgment, rather it is a description. She reminds us of the wisdom of Proverbs that says when the wicked rule the people groan.

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I Dissent

In this homage to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Valerie Elverton Dixon says that blind justice is not justice at all and we each have a responsibility to dissent when we see injustice.