Connected stories about anti-Muslim events. Importance of personal responsibility. Finding common ground.
Tag Archives: fear
The Great American Fears
Being SecondBeing DefiledBeing SeenBeing VulnerableBeing JudgedBeing PunishedBeing MortalBeing ImmortalBeing Annihilated Here they are, right up front. The fears of: Being Second Being Defiled Being Seen Being Vulnerable Being Judged Being Punished Being Mortal Being Immortal Being Annihilated The Roots of The Great American Fears My earliest notes on the subject of what I call “TheContinue reading “The Great American Fears”
One Way or the Other, One Global Family. Will It Take UFOs to Get Us There?
Many years after an intense decade immersed in African politics and culture I was talking with my friends Kip Eddy and Sue Phillips about the possibility of UFO’s and extra-dimensional or extraterrestrial beings making their presence felt on earth. Kip was fascinated with the subject and I was happy to oblige his curiosity by takingContinue reading “One Way or the Other, One Global Family. Will It Take UFOs to Get Us There?”
The Color of Music
Recently a colleague came to dinner. The conversation was East Coast heady, covering decades of experience, emotion, and intellectual understanding. We laughed, traded professional and bawdy stories, discovered surprise. All was going along quite well until a question shot out like a bolt from the blue… “Why did you stop singing, Helen?” my musically savvyContinue reading “The Color of Music”
Detachment From the Outcome
If you believe that investment in the outcome is the true mark of loyalty to your company, you have some homework to do now. Detachment from the outcome does not mean you no longer care. It means that you are willing to let your ego and your fear step aside for a moment. If youContinue reading “Detachment From the Outcome”