Many years ago, while traveling with new friends, we learned a phrase from them: Designated Control-Freak (or DCF).Continue reading “The Designated Control Freak”
The notion that human beings must be of one mind is ridiculous.
We are meaty chaotic systems. The fact that we even make decisions indicates that on several levels we compare and contrast different possible outcomes.Continue reading “Second Guessing — it’s like punching yourself in the face.”
Fixing things is tough. Fixing social things is especially tough. People are dynamical meat systems, and capable of nearly anything.Continue reading “The Fix Is In.”
There is a value. It is a numerical value.
It is the number of children who have been abused. It is the number of incidents of an organization covering it up. It is the number of times a priest has been moved to a parish to avoid dealing with pedophilia. It is the number of times a priest who tries to stop these incidents or begs the Vatican to stop and change their course is told to shut the hell up and pray and reflect upon what they are trying to do. It is the number of times people are willing to look the other way before they can no longer look the other way.Continue reading ““It’s a PR problem” is the problem.”
It feels as if there’s an inverse relationship between a group’s claim at the efficacy of their self-policing and the actual ability for them to self-police.Continue reading “We all need mirrors”
I think I’m going to use Sasquatch as a metric of accountability/accuracy.Continue reading “One Sasquatch”