Cultural Awareness

“I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.” ― George R.R. Martin Art by Edvard Munch, History (This is a replica of a post by author Susan Cain over on LinkedIn. Unfortunately I can’t link to it […]

Fathering Moments

Johan Bävman’s pictures of Swedish fathers are currently on exhibit at the National Nordic museum in Seattle. Today, I participated in an annotated virtual exhibition, as it were, though the museum is open, with timed, pre-scheduled visits for pandemic prevention purposes, and I may go in person as well. I found the pictures very moving, […]

Hanlon’s Razor

As fear rises at developments in our world, this seems like a good time to remind ourselves of Hanlon’s razor: Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by ignorance. Love is the only power that can transform this world into what we long for it to be.

Exploring political terminology – why Trump will win in 2020

Disclaimer* My prediction is that Trump will win a second term, and this is why: Trump isn’t a Conservative or a Republican, the way those terms are commonly understood in politics, although he is of course most closely associated with the Republican Party. Trump is a … dualist. In his world, there are good people […]