George Orwell is in the news, 67 years after his death in 1950; his masterpiece, 1984, has reached #1 in Amazon’s most sold books. In the midst of Trump’s presidency, the backdrop of ongoing wars, a militaristic progression towards global tyranny, and an ever increasing acceptance of the global surveillance system; 1984, written in 1948 … More George Orwell: A Final Warning
Greek mythology tells of a young hunter, enamored with himself, obsessed with his own beauty. Driven to suicide by the sight of his own reflection.
In my last post I alluded to the idea of social media molding the subconscious mind of humanity. Directing it, to what all seems a nefarious end.
What happens when you escape the modern social media machine? If you didn’t post a status, or Tweet a photo, or Snap your dinner, or put a filter over your face every few hours, would you be a better person? Would you free up time? Would you become more productive? Would people look at you … More Being Social Media Free: The State of Social Relevancy in the Modern World
I get asked all to often in small talk, “What do you do?” I know people mean it innocently enough. I take it offensively though, as though I could possibly explain in this artificial small talk the entire spectrum of things I do. Or that somehow what I do from 9-5 defines “what I do”. … More The Spectrum of Destiny
Who was Marcus Aurelius? An emperor of Rome? A philosopher King? The progenitor of Stoicism? – He was But more than that, he was a man. A man who lived thousands of years ago in a time far removed from our current existence. Technology was different, the understanding of the world not as sophisticated, but … More Marcus Aurelius – The Beginning of our Journey into Stoicism
Artistic creation is a representation of who I am This blog is ultimately my creative expression. I believe in the power of creativity to heal mental wounds caused by the harsh experiences of life.
One Week — One Positive Change All of us want to change. We all want to become the best version of ourselves that we can. We want to achieve the goals of changing that which we don’t like about ourselves, and introduce things we would like. We could wish, hope it happens, most people do. … More Changing Your Life: Small Steps in the Positive Direction
Hold onto that life force you like to call sacred. Sacred is knowing that the universe is conscious. Consciousness is existence. That flower you hold is the manifestation of the energy within. Its shape dictated by its creation. Creation unknown to us, but a creator exists. Its existence necessitated by creation. You hold in your … More The Flower of My Life is Held in your Hands
I once met a man who called himself The Governor. Not because he governed, but because he didn’t allow his life to be limited by a governor. A governor, or speed limiter, is a device used to measure and regulate the speed of a machine, such as an engine. Why call yourself The Governor when … More The Governor
Illuminated by our meeting. Two minds vibrating. Two souls connecting. We often find ourselves in others. Fate has that sort of humor. We laugh in the face of our future. Ever knowing we control nothing. Stepping past our own ego. We step into our new journey. Outstretched essences embracing. Brought together to better each … More You Light the Fire Within