I’m Not White. Get Smart About Race.

I’m Not White. Get Smart About Race.

I’m not white. Sure my skin tone is what people today call “white”. It’s really more pinkish, given my ancestry, although that doesn’t fit the simplistic speaking patterns of 2021. But to assume you know much of meaning about me by my skin tone is to be – how...

Performative Outrage

“Performative Outrage”. The dominant tactic for many politicians, particularly the extremists, Social Media, and late-night talk show hosts. Also, some tabloid political video blogs that may have at one time been news companies, like CNN. The definition is...

Tribalism and Demonizing Those Who Disagree

What would happen… If for one week, social media commenters decided to be polite about disagreements? No one called anyone Hitler or demeaned another person, even if they disagree on something? What if that even included politicians? No, I really don’t...

Epidemic of Bad Thinking

Misjudging people and complete sets of factsThere is an epidemic of bad thinking. Some simple principles that are inarguable to keep in mind.1) Just because someone speaks well, articulately communicates, and sounds smart does not mean they are smart or right at all....