Hanna Arendt said, “For the idea of humanity, when purged of all sentimentality, has the very serious consequence that in one form or another men must assume responsibility for all crimes committed by men and that all nations share the onus of evil committed by all others.”
How do we respond to rediculous political maneuvering? We vote. But we vote for a person, not a political party.
Google headlines: SF, NY declare health emergencies over monkeypox outbreak. More people are wearing masks again, hoping to protect against the newest COVID variant, BA.5, as others start lining up for monkeypox vaccinations. Frustrated, hot, angry at gas pump prices and a radical right Supreme Court, as well as appalled over a seemingly endless warContinue reading “Si no hay una cosa, hay otra cosa: Always Something!”
Buddhists have a story of four friends who worked together to accomplish good. We need to do that as well.
We need to learn some lessons if we are to survive. Sleep peacefully, live with purpose, and be kind
Sal Lee has grown up and is studying to be a dentist. Maybe he has just found another way to make money from teeth other than the tooth fairy.
The history of the people who lived in the slave house and the “colored” soldiers who fought in our wars is our collective history, and we need to reclaim it, know it, own it, and work together for a better shared future.
There was no relief, no euphoria—only dull shock. I fell asleep. When I awoke fifteen minutes later, or maybe it was an hour, I was disoriented. When I tried to stand, my legs cramped from my hips to my toes. I was dehydrated.
I convinced a family friend who belonged to a rather unorthodox Jewish congregation to name her in his temple for two of the women I loved best in this world.
I suffer from acquired topographical disorientation, or directional dyslexia—I’m always getting lost