About David Sotelo

i am a free thinking progressively minded writer. I have always questioned everything and never been regretful that I did. I believe in science over religion, and the felt music of life over all and in all. I practice techniques in a process I call optimistic integration, and I am a great admirer of Arthur Janov and his work. I was born on the 26th of May in 1953 and have two children I dearly love.

Feel the BERN

Feel the BERN We must Feel the Bern to argue well that Americans should Feel the Blue and vote Democratic. Conservative Light is the Slow Death of the Heart of the Democratic party and democracy itself. What conservative Democrats are … Continue reading

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Presidential Debate

Presidential debates can sometimes lack substance. This presidential Democratic debate night was very much full of substance and much more clarity was given on what divides the Democratic presidential candidates. This debate was indeed substantive and well worth watching. Bernie … Continue reading

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Virtues: Progressive

Virtues that are progressive can heal our world. Real virtues are progressive. They are the gift of someone with insight into themselves and society, someone who can think creatively, objectively, and with empathy that is altruistic. Such insight, born of … Continue reading

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Darkness to Light

The darkness of the soul is found in the helplessness of the heart, and conquering the darkness is found in feeling the feelings once touched by the poison of such helplessness. Answering back against our darkness requires that we communicate … Continue reading

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Destiny My Apology

An Apology to Destiny Destiny sings to us, it is the light that lights other lights. We sense it, and when we do we should not veer from it, and if we do, we need to let it find us … Continue reading

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Sorrow and Hope

Of Sorrow and Hope Regarding a person I knew, who was so wounded as a child in life, and grew up and lived his life in Michigan, and who lost his life and his family tragically in ways that tore … Continue reading

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Real Values

Is there a liberal sense of strong reliable and sane values? Yes, they are real values that are an innate part of us. Real Values aren’t values based on blindly following a prescription of simple rules, but upon the natural … Continue reading

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Insanity: Conservative

Some look at this insanity and might say “unbelievable”. This is not at all unbelievable. This is first of all quite common. It is similar in its communication to that of the far right of the Republican Party. The reasons … Continue reading

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Thinking that is Religious or Conservative: What’s Wrong?

What is wrong with religious and conservative thinking? The theory I find best is my own perhaps. That is, unless you compare it to the theory of Arthur Janov. His theory is very probably more accurate as a neurological concept. … Continue reading

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Conservatives and Liberals

Earlier I had posted something from Ted Talks on Face Book, concerning how we must understand conservatives as holding just different and appropriate, or at least useful in various circumstances, forms of our common human “values”. I have thought about … Continue reading

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