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Is There a Way To Soften the Blow?

I’ve been a self-realized anarchist for close to two years now and I’ve watched both myself and the world change quite radically since then. Maybe it was a change in perspective or perhaps a genuine revealing of the government’s wrongdoings, but the general public has started to rapidly become more self-educated and vocal. 1,376 more words

Getting In Your Head


Hi folks! We are very excited to announce our ambitious project Let’s Unite, Poverty we Fight!  movement. After a week’s worth of deliberation, international calls, emails and teeth grinding, our next project came to fruition. 260 more words


Does a sense of purpose contribute to a longer life?

In a piece for the Huffington Post, Shelley Emling summons research suggesting that living with a sense of purpose and direction can extend our stays in this life as well: 301 more words

Lifespan Issues

The 145 Solution: Sapience, not Sentience

No one so blankly ignorant, so mentally without furniture, so muddle-headed, limited, and barren, should be allowed within hailing range of a voting booth.

I have to ask Fred, why don’t we just abolish the voting booth, period?

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What Emergency Managers Can Learn From Joplin, Missouri

(Academic analysis of Joplin, MO tornado by Skyler Miller)

On May 22nd of 2011 the city of Joplin, Missouri was struck by the 7th deadliest tornado in United States history. 2,396 more words


Ten with a Provisional Member

The Junior League of Seattle is an organization of nearly 1,300 women who are committed to promoting voluntarism and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. 672 more words