GPB Funding Campaigns

Over the past couple weeks Georgia Public Radio ran their fall funding campaign for National Public Radio. (We get to go through this again in the spring.) These funding campaigns are the least I listen to GPB. And they actively discourage me from wanting to donate. So when the campaigners lament about how so few… Continue reading GPB Funding Campaigns

Stories

Those who enjoy thinking are mentioned at the end of this quote from Why Stories Sell: Transportation Leads to Persuasion as most vulnerable to being persuaded by a story. Reading Oscar Wilde is fun if only because he puts in so many entertaining quips from his characters to comment and persuade the reader. I feel transported… Continue reading Stories

The Enemy’s POV

Here is the true meaning and value of compassion and nonviolence, when it helps us to see the enemy’s point of view, to hear his questions, to know his assessment of ourselves. For from his view we may indeed see the basic weaknesses of our own condition, and if we are mature, we may learn and… Continue reading The Enemy’s POV

Schrödinger’s Politician

Here is good explanation for Schrödinger’s Cat. I’ll continue below the video. If the embedded video does not work, then go to Schrödinger’s Cat on Youtube. So the cat exists in two states both dead or alive until something forces the universe to choose one. It seems like many political decisions follow something like this.… Continue reading Schrödinger’s Politician