No *Insert Label* On Our Streets! – Racism, Alt-Right & Synthwave

“Self-righteous people can talk themselves into forgetting they are part of a civilization.” — David Brin I’m going to tell you what seems like 3 disjointed stories at first, but it’ll make sense in the end. The first one happened a month ago when a friend of mine wrote about a rally in Stockholm by NMR (a Swedish […]

Do U Rly Wanna Know? – On Firsthand, Secondhand & Thirdhand Information

“Information is not knowledge.” — Albert Einstein Tyler’s a really great guy. He’s been talking about making some serious changes in his life and plans to start his own business. So when he called me the other day I was really happy to hear that he’s found an accomplished mentor, Lea, and is taking steps toward realizing his […]

Let It Go – On Letting People Have Their Stories

“The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.” — Abraham Maslow So, I have this thing. It’s a somewhat annoying habit of mine. For some reason I find myself compelled to tell people uncomfortable truths. Especially when they’re based on false beliefs. As I talk on the phone with an […]

Real Life Hadouken Spammers – What Assholes Do & Why They Get Away With It

“If people choose to engage on a one-dimensional level that’s fine. But going beyond the surface can enrich ourselves as human beings.” — Geri Halliwell Lately the recurring theme people have been asking me about is what they can do when they encounter “assholes”. Often we say things like “I guess that’s just the way they are”, […]