The gears of poverty, ignorance, hopelessness, and low self-esteem mesh to create a kind of perpetual failure machine that grinds down dreams from generation to generation. We all bear the cost of keeping it running. Illiteracy is its linchpin. Even if we hardened our hearts to the shame and misery experienced by the victims, the […]
This morning @mslooola asked: “What would teen you think of adult you?”#noshamemov So I found Teen Self and we had a chat. Teen Self: You locked our hair! Adult Self: Yeah, I like it. Might cut it in a decade or two; what you think? Teen Self: O_O Teen Self: You stopped playing basketball. Do […]
Is our current collective path sustainable? Or is it not? If we did nothing different for the next 1,000 years, what would happen to us? It is not inevitable that we should fail. —Terence McKenna McKenna also asks: “Is there cause for optimism?” What do you think?
From Robin Carnes and Sally Craig’s book Sacred Circles: “In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own.” —Alice Walker “We might look at our mothers as our first mirrors of ourselves. What they reflected back to us about ourselves we often took as the truth. When we begin to see our mothers as real […]
Don’t miss this post from Harvard Business Review’s Roger Martin on why the world around you doesn’t have to be static for you to plan properly. Strategy and the Uncertainty Excuse Productive adaptation requires a strategic mindset and constant awareness about the fit between what you’re offering and what your environment calls for. If the […]
Viral Drug Resistance Complicates Sex Health Treatment in the US Although antibiotics have reduced this infection to little more than a modern-day inconvenience for most, the bacterium (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) has been steadily evolving to knock out medical weapons… ‘Clinicians now face the emergence of cephalosporin-resistant N. gonorrhoeae without any well-studied, effective backup treatment options.’ — Katherine Harmon Katherine […]