Privilege and the Pirate

If you want to discuss privilege and inequality when it comes to employment, healthcare, education, and security, I will gladly hear you out. In fact, I'd be the choir to your preacher. I'm fully in agreement these massive gaps in income or standards of living across the world as well as our own backyards are… Continue reading Privilege and the Pirate

Heart Work (Left Chamber)

I hate the phrase "1% Inspiration/99% Perspiration." I understand it, and I don't disagree with it in principle, but too many people assign the wrong values to its numbers. As a wise one once said, "Numbers don't lie. People do." Think about it. What exactly do those percentages represent? Are they time spent on a… Continue reading Heart Work (Left Chamber)

Split-Second Guess

Have I ever mentioned that Rashomon is one of my all-time favorite movies? I adore the storytelling device of multiple perspectives, even when its done for laughs like that episode of 21 Jump Street that was more or less my introduction to the very concept years before I actually saw the Kurosawa film. My sociology… Continue reading Split-Second Guess

ICDTAD: Rapid-Fire

Because I cannot post a comment on this Facebook to ask directly for details and sources. I wonder if his name is supposed to be pronounced like "Aryan"? I hope yall are paying attention (exclamation mark/question mark emoji) Other countries have figured it out why haven't we (no question mark) Can we all agree that… Continue reading ICDTAD: Rapid-Fire