LOVE IS TOO ILLUSIONIST: CELEBRATE THY FRIENDS

Friendship is free of the indignities, suffering and drama that characterize romantic love; it doesn't have an expiration date; we rarely suspect it to be a figment of our imagination. But love is what fuels our economy. On Feb. 14 2018, at noon, I was aboard Rwanda airlines heading back home after a 2-year banter [...]

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KANYE’S WASTE: A CASE OF MENTAL SLAVERY

Mental Slavery is a state of mind where discerning between liberation and enslavement is twisted. Where one becomes trapped by misinformation about self and the world in general. So someone can claim to be conscious, they can read all the books, they can recycle popular rhetoric but still be unable to balance real-world priorities and [...]

NO MEA CULPA: SERENITY PRAYER

A massive oil spill pollutes the Gulf of Mexico, but everyone who had a responsibility for preventing such a disaster is pointing a finger at everyone else.  Where everyone is responsible, nobody takes responsibility.  Financial institutions make such reckless gambles that they nearly destroy the economy, plunging millions of people into extreme hardship, but those [...]

LEG.ACY

Our society thrives on fame. Tabloids thrive on the failures and short-comings of our idols and awards such as the Nobel Prize attempt to immortalize and the leaders of our age in history. It would seem the fulfilled life is one that leaves behind a legacy. One that thrives in life and survives them once [...]

REACH OUT. IT HELPS!

   Courtesy of Sonia Stewart  “…… depression for me isn’t smudged mascara and crying into a boy’s chest and acting romantic and reckless. It’s honestly just staring at the wall and not showering for days and not going out with friends and feeling so fucking disconnected from everything that I can barely breathe. It’s not [...]