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There Are Better Things To Talk About

Genetics being what they are, I have three children all different shapes and sizes.  Just as my Mama had four children who, while similarities could be seen, have grown to be four very different looking people. 931 more words


BLUE was my favorite color as a girl. I had a blue coat, a blue 10-speed, and a blue aluminum bat. I’m not sure if I really loved blue or if blue was a statement–AGAINST the color–to which I had been culturally assigned. 652 more words


Microaggression and FIML

I have been seeing a lot of stuff about microaggression recently.

The term interests me because FIML is all about micro impressions.

When done with a caring partner, FIML is designed to correct mistaken… 1,523 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Psychedelics, human rights, and Buddhism

People have used psychedelics in spiritual practice for at least 5700 years, pre-dating all major organised religions. (Source: Protecting the human rights of people who use psychedelics…

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Cultural Norms

Film as cartoon

If I had a magic wand and could wave it to make people—all people everywhere—see film as cartoon and only cartoon, I would do it. 231 more words

Cultural Norms

'what do you do' (part one)

“What do you do” is a question I dread being asked for my lack of a good answer; oh for a quantifiable noun that could skip off my tongue with an unspoken, “Ta-dah.” Instead I mumble about working temporary jobs or not ‘really’ working or being an artist. 1,290 more words