Reasons

Humans Being

A friend sent me this link to an interview with “Montreal-via-Baghdad rapper” Narcy about his new music video “FREE.” Watch the video, read the interview. Both are important. Here in the U.S., many of us have let fear of the other cause us to forget that other humans are equally human–all human hearts are the same. The … Continue reading

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#noDAPL

After months of activity, the people talking, posting, and hashtagging #noDAPL about the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) seem to have gone silent. The happy ending story of President Obama’s calling for a review of the plan shifted when our new president quickly not only reversed that order but called for a sped up timeline for … Continue reading

Reasons

Respect

This MLKjr weekend, I had a lot of conversations about leadership and authority, specifically about respect for a venerable position. They were very good conversations. However, at some point, this idea of respect for an office got conflated to owed respect to the person in the office. In short, the person in a position of authority … Continue reading