From Ripples Come Tsunamis

A few short weeks ago, I—along with thousands of others—walked blithely along the beachside promenade of La Croisette in Cannes, France, which is only a short drive from Nice and its beachfront walkway. The weather was beautiful and the strolling couples, the skateboarding teens, the babies in carriages, the sun worshipers so attired (or not…

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Resolved: Social Networks Should Fight Terrorism…Or Not…

“Goodwill towards all men”…in the nonsexist, nongender-specific and gluten-free way…before the knee-jerkers call me out for not being PC… “Goodwill” seems to be a reasonable wish and an admirable goal for all of humankind…no? That will be my only point – the rest I leave up to you, dear reader. Here is the question, the…

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Reality Bites HARD

Reality bites…hard…very hard. This time, though, Reality is not relative; it’s not decided by cultural or social norms; it’s not linked to social channels or digital magic…. The Boston Marathon Massacre is a Reality defined by death; murder; terrible human destruction; terror; and at its core – hatred…pure and simple. This Reality bit and it…

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I Had a Dream

I HAD A DREAM… And then I woke up… Saw the news… Terrorism; hatred; violence… So called “militants” who are really just criminals; so called “militants” who are really just terrorists; so called freedom fighters who don’t really believe in freedom; rights advocates who believe only in their own rights; God being used by many…

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Do You Oppose Fur or Leather?

What do you stand for? What do you care about? I mean really stand for. I mean really care about. What defines who you are? What are you ready to go to the barricades for? What gets you worked up? What causes galvanize you? What issues keep you up at night? What gets you to…

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