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”
When I was a kid, and on those rare occasions when the TV worked, I liked watching Gilligan’s Island.
(If you haven’t seen it, then honestly, you need to watch a few episodes. In fact, watch a lot of episodes. Gilligan’s Island is a brilliant metaphor for society. It’s okay, I’ll wait until you get a few episodes under your belt. Okay, ready? Let’s continue… )Continue reading “A “Gilligan’s Island” Kind of Life”
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.”