As I often do, I have been pondering what is important to me in terms of how I interact with the world around me. And, I find, sometimes, that I have a conflict with being pragmatic versus seeking an altruistic way of being. Sometimes, I find that these two characteristics can be opposed to one … Continue reading QFMR: Altruistic or Pragmatic?
I'm irritated today. I got into a small debate Twitter with some person I don't know. I had stated my opinion about something and my statement was quickly turned into something by someone that ends up claiming my opinion somehow doesn't matter. I despise that. It ended up being a conservative opinion, that conflicts with … Continue reading I’m going back into hiding.
Politics was never much of an interest to me, until my late 20s or early 30s. I mean, I registered to vote as soon as I turned 18, and I felt fairly comfortable about my political beliefs, but an active interest didn't happen for me until well after high school and my first go-around in … Continue reading Stepping Into Controversy…
I think I am out of touch with something. The problem, unfortunately, is that I don't really know with what I am out of touch - society, politics, the hottest music, the best restaurants, movies, pop culture, fashion trends, or anything else that impacts the lives of people. I'm not sure what it is, but … Continue reading Out of Touch (a.k.a. Bisexual Republican)
Today, I woke up and the word "dignity" popped into my head. Looking up the definition, it is "the state or quality of being worthy of honor and respect". I find that the concept of dignity is a sorely missed element of the characteristics of relationships that people have with one another. And I think … Continue reading Dignity