Repetition makes ethereal things real. And daily work makes momentum possible.
The People have power and we can tap into that again. —Lowell Christy Last July, as the media reported on Edward Snowden, the NSA, and surveillance through phone and internet service companies like Verizon, Google, and Microsoft, I spoke with Dr. Lowell Christy about his research on the American Revolution and the logic of 21st […]
I came across these paragraphs today, from one of the last columns The Atlantic‘s Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote on New Years Eve 2013. I don’t believe the arc of the universe bends towards justice. I don’t even believe in an arc. I believe in chaos. I believe powerful people who think they can make Utopia out of […]
In the New Year’s Eve reflection I posted last night, there are a few lines that say more about my year than anything else I wrote: All of that [skill, experience, enthusiasm, potential, will, and grit] I had, but it wasn’t enough to move me forward. Outside of the umbrella of my former university, I was […]
This was part of the last sunset of 2013. My Australian friends have been enjoying 2014 for almost a day now, but I still have a few hours to wait, work, and reflect. This Site I started mackenzian.com last January as a space for writing, exploring ideas, and connecting with others, and also as an […]
This is the second of three Twitter-compilation posts for 2013 (Part 1: Seeing the Real | Part 3: Changing the World). Evolving Deliberately includes tweets on growing up, self-evaluating, improving, and moving beyond one’s personal status quo. 2. Evolving Deliberately Stop asking for permission from gatekeepers to create. Make your own gate. — ann daramola […]