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Thought For the Day: Access To Information and Freedom of Expression, Including the Public Conversation On Twitter, Is Never More Important Than During Democratic Processes, Particularly Elections

 “Access to information and freedom of expression, including the public conversation on Twitter, is never more important than during democratic processes, particularly elections.” – Kate Ruane, ACLU’s legislative counsel applied to the Ugandan elections while turning a blind eye to … Continue reading

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On the Influence of Mass and Social Media

Mass Media Shaping of Culture and Perceptions of Self, Others and the World:             Where once Gutenberg’s printing press led the way in shaping the world, the driving technology in the modern world is mass media in its many and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Press Loses Its Way When It Cares More About Who Benefits From Information Than Whether It’s True

“The whole point is that the press loses its way when it cares more about who benefits from information than whether it’s true.” – Matt Taibbi

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In Our Persistence

A fascinating presentation on cognition and how we’re all allegedly living in some sort of a shared hallucination that we call reality, led to this… In Our Persistence by Michael Doyle As I sit there listening My neurons sparkling and … Continue reading

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Framing the Lines

Photographic composition often has the challenge of how to turn the  two dimensional into something that has depth and seems a bit three dimensional. Framing the Lines by Michael Doyle Doorways, windows and rock formations Layer our photos with their … Continue reading

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Reading of Minds

The best and truest magic in the world remains love.  Still all the same, there is even among even those wishing to become astute wizards, a strong desire to be able to read minds… Reading of Minds by Michael Doyle … Continue reading

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Making Pictures

Probably the most important part of photography beyond having a camera and then taking photos as you luck into photos that just innately make sense to you as you click and shoot is how to compose those photos into that … Continue reading

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Alchemy of Words

Words are such powerful things – especially when you’re not finding the right ones… Alchemy of Words by Michael Romani Standing just before the threshold Hand to heart then hand to ground At peace as each journey unfolds I reverently … Continue reading

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Approached Threshold

When you approach sacred places and times and spaces do you appreciate the transformative moment you are in? Approached Threhold by Michael Romani Growing up in the present age We are encouraged to seek after sages Seeking our shifts in … Continue reading

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First Principles: The President Shall From Time To Time Give To the Congress Information of the State of the Union

“He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” – U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 3    

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