Coming Together

And just like for an instance, all his life is just folding in on itself and it’s obvious to him that time is a lie, that it’s all happening all the time and inside every moment is another moment, all . . . you know, happening simultaneously. Jesse, Before Sunset I earned my bachelors degree from Columbia College, Columbia University.  Recently, we visited the campus … Continue reading Coming Together

To See Life As It Should Be

“Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is, and not as it should be.” Miguel de Cervantes This quote (my favorite) from Don Quixote has been cited, paraphrased and adapted countless times. Is it crazy to see the world as we would like to see it, or crazier to insist on seeing it “as it is”? Our … Continue reading To See Life As It Should Be

You Did What? I’m Done With You.

Boycotts have a heavy history. In December of 1955, the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. led the Montgomery bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. A year later, the laws that segregated buses in Alabama were declared unconstitutional. In 1933, the Nazi party organized a national boycott of Jewish businesses in Germany. It was one of the early actions taken by the Nazis against Jewish people … Continue reading You Did What? I’m Done With You.

Perspectives Exhibit Greatest Flexibility on Polarizing Topics

“It’s a 6. No, It’s a 9.” Survey Results. I recently shared a story about my son’s first experience with perspective and asked people to take a quick survey based on their own experiences. Respondents were asked to describe specific instances where their views on something important to them made a complete reversal, shifted somewhat, or were not acknowledged or respected by another person. Surprisingly, … Continue reading Perspectives Exhibit Greatest Flexibility on Polarizing Topics