WHY LOVE IS NOT THE ANSWER (What Creates Social Transformation?) We seem to be fond of the notion that love will cure all our ills. I do not believe this is the case. Here is why. I hear people saying how much they love their partners, certain music, ball games, […]
BIRDS AND HUMANS (Flour Paste and Crazy Glue) Birds of a feather flock together. Folk Wisdom Birds and Humans The sixteenth century folk wisdom that birds of a feather flock together speaks to those affinities that cause both birds and humans to bond in community. While the natures are […]
By believers in democracy I mean people committed to the notions that all humans are of equal worth, that the purpose of democracy is to sustain the common good, and that the citizenry is responsible by its vote. Although such believers are a minority, we are powerful enough to give direction to our culture. However, despite our best intentions, we tend to fail in accomplishing our goals. Here are a few of my musings about this failure.