Lack of Inclusion is Not Exclusion

A lack of inclusion is often conflated with being intentionally excluded. Somehow, society got the idea that there must be mandatory inclusion for everyone in everything. No one could ever be left out of anything, regardless of whether they were even ...

Convincing Is Not Educating

Educating is teaching someone a fact. Swaying someone to agree with your opinion on something is not educating them. It's simply convincing them to agree with you, nothing more. Facts don't change based on perspective. "It is not educating someone i ...

Extremes Are the New Normal

Extremes have become the new normal. It is common for people to start phrases with "Well, if every time..." or "If every/all the X's did Y..." This is a common tactic used to discredit someone's statement or argument and it doesn't deserve a serious r ...

Important! My Core Message to Everyone.

Your life situation is a result of your programming and your choices. Your choices are largely dictated by your programming. Your programming tells you what is possible and what is "right". It defines your world and your potential. It comes from everythin ...

Issue Lenses – Filters that Distort Everything

"When a pickpocket meets a saint, all he sees are his pockets" Issue lenses take every expression and situation and filter it through a single issue. If somone was rude, "it must be because I'm a..." It assumes bigotry on the part of others while being ...

Not Everything Requires Your Response

You see a post that is just messed up and wrong. Should you respond? What usually happens when you respond to a post you don't like? Does the other person change their opinion or outlook? Does it solve the issue at hand, even a little bit? Does it do ...

Assuming the Worst Kills Communication

Assuming the worst is one of the most prevalent and frustrating traits there is. This is epidemic in social media, especially with people who claim to be fighting for social justice, but instead are just fighting people. It's a symptom of having issue ...

How To Deal With Disrespect

Disrespect can be a difficult thing to endure. Ideally, everyone should have some basic human respect for everyone else, unless they act in a way that is not respectable. Many feel that respect must be earned, not given. This makes sense because it ...

Solving Social Issues Forever

Social issues pervade our society. Racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, income disparity, ageism, you name it. The problem is, people pick the issue that most affects them and give lip service at best to all the rest. Even if one takes on three or ...

How To Get More Happiness

Perpetual happiness doesn't exist. Life has ups and downs and that's all there is to it. Nothing is permanent. Everything you have, think and are will be gone or will have changed into something completely different sooner or later. Nothing stays the ...