Category Archives: Stories from a Life Long Lived

Join me…Join meeeeee!!!


In mass social movements, the details may vary, but the overall pattern is the same: 1) Rise of a charismatic leader, 2) Hand picked lieutenants who plan and oversee the subsequent action, 3) Crowds of enthusiastic believers in the message. Once in power, the movement becomes an organization and establishes its own rules to monitor the behavior of its loyal followers. Continue reading

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Owning the Dark Side


And so comes the dark side. I totally and utterly believe that there is something, a force, a God if you will, upon which we can draw to find strength within ourselves: to survive, to accomplish, to do the right thing whatever that might be. There is no devil, no Satan, who plots evil. The evil that we see in the world comes from our own inability as an individual and as a species to relate to that higher power to discover the path to harmony among the diversity that will always exist among us. This is the human struggle…. Continue reading

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