“Imagine”. Just allow yourself for a minute to imagine a better world. What would be in your better world? Hatred? Bigotry? Injustice? Cruelty? Intolerance? Oppression?
No, probably not. Everyone in your better world would have enough food to eat, clean water to drink, decent shelter, and resources to provide for the family. The people of that world would not fear their government, their military, or their neighbors. No one would be a billionaire and everyone would have sufficient finances to live a clean and comfortable life.
In that world the earth and its resources would be cherished and valued. Fossil fuels would be a relic of the past. Everybody’s air would be clean, clear, and pure. Waterways and skyways in this better world are free of human trash. The elements of nature flourish in their natural state of being. Animals are not hunted and killed for sport.
The world’s religions would…
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please read. a friend needs good thoughts and prayers right now.
I was just notified this morning that a good friend of mine, Irene (IreneDesign2011), is very ill in a hospital in her city. Her daughter, Claire, requested help from me to get the word out that her Mother needs prayer, Light and Energy, good thoughts, sent now. If any of you know Irene will you please reblog this post and assist me to get to as many of Irene’s friends as possible so they know about this situation?
The following is the exact message Claire, Irene’s daughter requested I write in this post:
“I am not sure who is reading this but I hope it is read by Irene’s friends and followers. I am her daughter, my name is Claire, and would like to give you an update on this story. As I cannot guess her password to the computer, I cannot write a separate post for you to receive…
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A rational voice among the pseudo-politicos
a damned good read…with snark and attitude!
Two recent polls shed some light on the power of motivated reasoning, confirmation bias, and active information avoidance to keep Repubes in office, sell the middle class cheap to industry, willingly allow their hard earned cash to be transferred to the wealthy, and quietly die of avoidable cancers and other god-awful environmentally induced diseases. Even knowing as much as I do about how lazy the brain has evolved to be — shortcuts such as emotional decision-making, habitual regular behavior, and stereotypes save energy and time — it still defies reason. Let’s take a look:
The esteemed Larry Sabato from over to the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia reports their recent poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies to take the temperature of the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s voters. These are the results of asking 1,000 the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s voters online from 17…
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What an incredible message.