Archive for August, 2012

What Are You?

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Are you a Republican? Are you gay? Or straight? Are you pro-choice? Are you anti-environmentalist? Are you a Buddhist? Or a Jew? And, if Jewish – are you Reform or Conservative? Or Reconstructionist? Are you a vegetarian for moral reasons? Do you smoke? Are you a writer? Or a lawyer? Or a businessman? Are you […] Read On…

5 Things I Learn From Gandhi

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First, two small stories: #1: A woman walks with her son many miles and days to come to Gandhi. She is very worried about her son’s health because he is eating too much sugar. She comes to Gandhi and says, “please, sir, can you tell my son to stop eating sugar.” Gandhi looks at her […] Read On…

The Curious Case of the Sexy Image

(same woman, different image. See posts below for image in question)

First there was this post about death. I used an image of a sexy woman on a beach when I posted the link on Facebook. Someone accused me of always using images of half-naked women to promote a post. He was correct. but I also pointed out the obvious  in this post [“What Do You […] Read On…

The Trillion Dollar Lies

I feel bad. I feel like a sucker. Like one by one I fell for every lie. I talk about “don’t do this”, “don’t do that”, and yet I fell for all of them. I’ve been in everything from a cult to the cult of homeownership, the cult of college, the cult of sex, the […] Read On…

10 Unusual Ways to Release Oxytocin Into Your Life

I disgust myself. When I was six I used to make fun of one kid for being heavier than me. When I was seven I made fun of a kid for being Chinese. He was the only Chinese kid in the neighborhood. I was a seven year old racist. He was so upset the principal […] Read On…