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Everyone is addicted to distractions

The constant need to be entertained, associated with over stimulation of the senses, leads to deadening of cognition & apathetic mannerisms.

Like an oversaturated neuron, the mind in perpetual stimulation becomes dull, languid, & incapable of perceiving the divine in the mundane.

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Four Kinds of Persons in the World

Is poetry what we do to become stars and celebrities?

THERE ARE FOUR KINDS OF PERSONS IN THE WORLD

$ Persons who DO and never report… 974 more words

Culture And Politics

My Latest for Elle: French Hair Products For Women of Color

Here’s my latest for Elle.com:

Aside from eating foie gras and cheese with wild abandon, I had one particular mission on a recent trip to Paris, and that was to find hair products. 369 more words

Culture And Politics

American National Election Studies Quantify Anti-Christian Hostility

UNT Sociologist George Yancey writes for Christianity Today on ANES.

Affluent, influential white progressives have been found to be the largest group with measurable hostility against politically conservative Christians, and they find repressing their right to free exercise of their religion acceptable if it means granting new rights to tiny minority groups who behave in ways contrary to biblical Christian beliefs and practices. 181 more words

Culture And Politics

Whole Foods Is Expensive. You're Poor. Stop Going.

It’s really and truly that simple – just stop going – but I understand; it’s much easier said than done. Millennials, I’ve said it once before… 1,601 more words

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From The Vaults: The Bee Gees' "Fanny Be Tender (With My Love)"

The Bee Gees are some of the most disrespected, under-appreciated geniuses of pop culture and music. The creators of a sound that was so distinctive that even Michael Jackson borrowed it, the Bee Gees wrote close to a 1,000 songs for other acts, including Diana Ross, Barbara Streisand, Otis Redding, so on and so forth. 375 more words

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A new generation of black leadership is long overdue

My grandfather was a devoted father, a brilliant and underrated black visionary and an adamant racist. I’m not quite sure “racist” is the most politically correct term here — considering racism has more to do with power than personal bias — but, nevertheless, Grandpa Bobby openly and proudly loathed white folk. 619 more words

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