Who Leads the World

Every society and world needs its leaders. I think we can all agree on what the necessary qualities for leadership are. Character for sure, and also maturity, goodness, greatness, intelligence, and brilliance.  These plus wisdom, good values, morality, understanding, courage, honesty, and integrity. This is what's needed in our future leaders, to have on top … Continue reading Who Leads the World

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An American Tragedy

It was very sad to wake up and hear of the Senate voting in favour of the GOP Tax Bill. What an awful Christmas present to America this is. Unbelievable, but not really surprising when you are aware of the trends in western nation towards austerity, and the rise of the xenophobia that helps support it. This … Continue reading An American Tragedy

Perfection: The goal, not a dream

"I'm not perfect, I'm human" is an oft-spoken and well-regarded belief about the human situation. Perfection, and those who demand it are seen by many as overly demanding, fascist, unrealistic and unpleasant. This belief has sprung clearly into the forefront, as with all things these days, through its political implications. The whole Trumper, birther, anti-progressive … Continue reading Perfection: The goal, not a dream

Peace on Earth, Peace in Syria

I posted these comments and thoughts the day after President Trump's ordered airstrikes against Syria. While I do agree that actions against the Syrian government and President Assad must be taken and I have supported military intervention in the past, I think it time we as a world changed our response and way of dealing … Continue reading Peace on Earth, Peace in Syria