The Power of Film →
Watch this, high schools not acting like your typical high schoolers.
LXD at the Academy’s: Watch the Up sequence starting at around t-2:35.
Perhaps not Prozac
Perhaps the reason many of us fall into cycles of depression is that we unknowingly pollute the world around us, literally and figuratively. It is when we compensate for this daily moral deficit by doing good to those around us that lifts our spirits and sustains our peace.
Activism is a different breed altogether. The activist is nourished by news on corruption, deceit, hypocrisy, as he is inspired by past examples, undying ideals, and future possibilities. He fights willpower with willpower and human error with truth. The activist speaks up when few others do, when it may be embarrassing, unpopular, and inconvenient. Preaching to the face of the authority as well...
Why Bad Things Happen to Good People, and Vice...
You can’t talk about this subject and not broach the topic of religion or God (just remembered a movie title perhaps appropriate to mention here: The Gods Must Be Crazy), so here goes my take on it. An excerpt from a Church talk (speech) I made back in November 2009: “Many times during my conversations this theme came up: Why do bad things happen to good people, and good things...
I read this article in the New York Times and thought it most intriguing: Many Successful Gay Marriages Share an Open Secret By SCOTT JAMES Published: January 28, 2010 When Rio and Ray married in 2008, the Bay Area women omitted two words from their wedding vows: fidelity and monogamy. “I take it as a gift that someone will be that open and honest and sharing with me,” said Rio, using the word...