Are We Addicted to a Constant State of Distraction? #MyJesusProject

I was catching up on back-episodes of 60 Minutes last night (required viewing for all nerds to maintain their credentials) when I came across a segment I immediately found suspect. It was about these “mindfulness coaches” who were being brought into all of these high-powered companies to teach people how to sit, breathe and, yes, [Read More...]

Topless Protests to Pussy Riot: Women Rising Up

Okay, I know I was a bit of a prude at first when it came to the name of the Russian Punk band, Pussy Riot. But somehow, hearing Leslie Stahl say it on 60 Minutes neutralized that angst for me. In case you aren’t familiar the band has been known for some time as a [Read More...]

Time To “Evacuate Wall Street”

I’ve offered some criticism in the past about the Occupy Wall Street for a general lack of focus or articulation of an endgame. However, I don’t want this to be mistaken for a lack of empathy for their cause. On the contrary, the basis for the outrage as expressed by Occupiers is at the heart [Read More...]