On Building Political Bridges

Last night's State of the Union address given by President Trump talked the talk, as usual, about building bridges and creating a unified United States of America for the people again. At the same time, it agreed to no concession to liberals and Democrats and stuck mainly by the wrongful aim to "build the wall". … Continue reading On Building Political Bridges

On Western Culture: Politics, Progress and Limitations For All

Even though I'm fully an adult as a post 50 year old, I'm still evolving as as a person, as are my political beliefs. I would define myself politically as a democratic socialist liberal who believe in traditional Christian values. My being Christian as well as an activist defines my morality and they both play … Continue reading On Western Culture: Politics, Progress and Limitations For All

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

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