Let’s Unlearn Capitalism Myths

I think this needs said: The framework that society shoved into us is capitalistic and it tries to teach us that the capitalistic view of reality is the ONLY view. This socialization is full of myths that aren’t actually true. There are many worlds within our biosphere of Earth, and we need to understand that… Continue reading Let’s Unlearn Capitalism Myths

There Is No Moderates

Y’all, I think most won’t like what I got to say, but it needs said: There is no such thing as a middle ground. There is no moderate in America. You are either: 1. for genocide OR 2. Not for genocide. Republican party has thrown their lot in with number 1 to the point they… Continue reading There Is No Moderates

We Are the Fire

We Are the Fire By Aidan Zingler Words pull push, agitate, infuriateI’m the fury of the world not seen.I beg, I cajole, I reason, I askI’m the pain of the dead not seen.Time is running out, time is running Black Lives burn bright and extinguish, Stars howl their sorrow at their lossDisabled flames smolder and… Continue reading We Are the Fire

Riots are the Language of the Unheard

Important point by Robert Jones, Jr. (Son of Baldwin): Property damage should never matter more than people’s lives. If anyone cares more about the looting and damage to property, then I’m gonna ask y’all to sit down and think hard about every single death by police. Police are waging war on Black folks; folks fighting… Continue reading Riots are the Language of the Unheard

Deconstructing the Biases Within

Crossposted to Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/25299584 Deconstructing the biases within Everyone has a bias of which we may or may not be aware. This isn’t to say that everyone is bad — biases are due to socialization by a imperfect and often discriminatory society, where we internalize the racist, sexist, transphobic, homophobic, ableist ideologies of society from… Continue reading Deconstructing the Biases Within

Review: Beyond Black and White by Manning Marable

Review: Beyond Black and White: From Civil Rights to Barack Obama This book is a comprehensive history and critical analysis of the events from the Civil Rights era of the 1960s all the way through the election of President Obama. Manning Marable backs up each essay with scores of intensive statistics and data to further… Continue reading Review: Beyond Black and White by Manning Marable

Reshaping the Story of Society

The Consequences of Ideas that Dehumanize and Erase Groups of People This article discusses the marketplace of ideas, and how we have allowed a very toxic idea to become normalized within our marketplace of ideas: Bubbles — Both sides http://www.armoxon.com/2017/09/bubbles-10-both-sides.html Read the article as it is wonderfully written. What I write in the following is… Continue reading Reshaping the Story of Society

So You Want to Talk About Race

So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo I first heard about this book while it was being written. I follow Ijeoma Oluo’s Facebook Page and Twitter, and enjoy her witty analysis of current events, odd happenstance, and biting mic drops. Finding her voice was partly due to a friend I know who… Continue reading So You Want to Talk About Race

On How I curated my 2018 Reading List

I’ve been meaning to update my blog with my reading goals, but I took awhile to decide what to read this year. Part of this is because I had to establish where I stand in relation to my healing journey, my spiritual journey, and my social justice activism. I also needed to build up my… Continue reading On How I curated my 2018 Reading List

Clarification of Entangled Truths

In my last entry, I discussed my spiritual and/or political journey. I avoid discussion of religion a lot on this blog, mostly because I want to focus more on my writing, art, and science. However, I wanted to offer this clarification as a way to frame the context of the Entangled Truths post. After this,… Continue reading Clarification of Entangled Truths