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Power Causes Brain Damage

By Jerry Useem

If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. 206 more words


Classism, Stigma and Mental Health

If a white collar worker is diagnosed with a mental health disorder, the medications given are intended to make it easier for that person to function in the mainstream workplace. 692 more words


Why does God hate the Poor: Who are the hated Poor? Part I

I need to step back a moment from the progression of this contemplation to clarify or define in some clear way who are the poor to whom I am referring so in case anyone reads these contemplations we are contemplating the same people. 2,102 more words


Piano Album & Recently Published Pieces

This will be brief.

I’ve been posting samples of my piano playing every Friday for a few months now.   Jan and I have now finished preparing an LP of the most popular of these tunes.  267 more words


The Buddha on Classism and Racism

I’m gonna do a few Sutra Study posts here and here. This one’s on the Assalayana Sutta.

In it, a few Brahmins approach the Buddha with questions about class. 655 more words


The Difference Between Being Broke and Being Poor

“Everyone I’ve ever talked to who has been poor and who isn’t anymore has the same story of the moment they realized they were no longer poor: grocery shopping.

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Why is Earthling Ed a twat?

This is a question at the heart of veganism. When I wake up in the morning, I think about Earthling Ed, and what a twat he is. 368 more words