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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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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Pro Life Politics

Let us now consider what is called the pro life position on abortion. What the pro life supporters get upset about is not so much denying life, for many that is ok. What upsets them is killing, and not killing … Continue reading

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War Peace and Love

War Peace and Love Pondering the ways of peace and war, of love and hate, my mind finds both light and darkness and a journey beyond them: a transcendence of suffering and despair. It has come to my mind increasingly … Continue reading

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Trump A La Laundry TV

Trump is turning off even many Republicans, and even lady’s in laundromats listening and reacting to the typical wild and crazy assertions of Trump on television. I met a young lady and her teen age daughter while doing laundry and … Continue reading

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Progress: The Core of Progressive Politics

Progress is at the core of what is truly progressive. Working for real progress in the world is about dialog that is objective, creative and empathetic, a dialog, not just between everyone, but within everyone. Saying that you are a … Continue reading

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Answering Back to Greed Loving Conservatives

Answering Back to Greed Loving Conservatives Let us give a loud and strong answer back to the greed that has infiltrated our politics in so many nations. Greed is not good, and government can help to diminish it while increasing … Continue reading

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Political Analysis of Southern and Rural States in the USA

Political Analysis of Southern and Rural States in the USA The young southern conservatives are also lost to the culture of their ancestors in great numbers. The demographic shift occurring in the south holds some promise but many of the … Continue reading

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