Monthly Archives: November 2016


Remember to be wrong

After a long and contentious election season, which will incite frustration in anyone who takes politics seriously, it’s good to do some reflecting. At a time like this, when there are so many people who currently consider themselves winners or losers based on last week, we spend too much time […]

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What just happened?

It seems like everyone is newly depressed about the election, even though it has been going on for over a year, and all signs from the beginning pointed to an upsetting outcome. I’ll admit, I didn’t think Trump would win. Hell, I didn’t think he wanted it. Actually, I still […]

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Is progress over for our civilization?

“ The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations has been two hundred years. These nations have progressed through this sequence: 1. From bondage to spiritual faith; 2. from spiritual faith to great courage; 3. from courage to liberty; 4. from liberty to abundance; 5. from abundance to selfishness; 6. […]

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You are not a sheep

I had an awesome phone-banking experience today. After a discussion about a local campaign finance reform vote, one of my callees wanted to debate the presidential election as well. She thought I was calling on behalf of the Clinton campaign. Ha! I told her that it would be pretty ironic […]

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