ON MANEUVERING

There are many people who, sadly, chase the carrot. They're constantly after something: maybe it's the latest and greatest gadget, the best Black Friday has to offer, or the notion that "work harder, not smarter" is an acceptable definition of life and a badge of honor if you live through it. However, for some of …

ON ART & WISDOM

Art helps create cultures and mold human beings. Without art, our society would not have: history, folklore, communication, invention, empathy, government, health, science, storytelling, theater, news, movies, personal growth...pretty much everything we take for granted. Art informs intelligence and is a necessary vehicle for cultural progress and the documentation of humanity. Its influence spans the …

IN THEORY & PRACTICE

  Politics, by itself, is harmless. It's nothing more than the deliberation and collaboration of minds that represent all walks of life, coming together for the common good. Under ideal conditions, that's politics in the nutshell. However, when mixed with negative feelings and dark motivation, politics turns a nation into a sea of floating food …