Culture of Conformity

“What if virtue signaling has nothing to do with being virtuous and everything to do with being conformist? What if cancel-culture is not about canceling hate, but is about cancelling debate? What if fact-checking is really uniformity-checking? What if censorship is not about separating fiction from the truth, but is about separating certain people fromContinue reading “Culture of Conformity”

Violence does not Justify More Violence

The media is fanning the flames of division. We need to come together in peace and unity to solve our problems. Don’t give in to fear – this divide and conquer mentality only weakens us. The false belief that we are separate is the source of most of the conflict and suffering in the world.🌎Continue reading “Violence does not Justify More Violence”

Media Fans Flames of Conflict

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about conflict, about how the media fans the flames of conflict until we are consumed by it. Fires rage all around us – literally and figuratively. The true conflict lies with the mainstream news for hyper-fixating on fear and our differences, rather than trying to create unity and understanding.Continue reading “Media Fans Flames of Conflict”

Censorship is Undemocratic

When censorship aligns with your beliefs by removing the content you disagree with, it’s easy to turn a blind eye to it, but it’s a slippery slope because you may be the next one whose speech is targeted. We should all fight censorship, no matter what our beliefs are. The truth is constantly evolving, andContinue reading “Censorship is Undemocratic”

What is a Conspiracy Theory?

“What is a conspiracy theory anyway? Sometimes the term is deployed against anyone who questions authority, dissents from dominant paradigms, or thinks that hidden interests influence our leading institutions. As such, it is a way to quash dissent and bully those trying to stand up to abuses of power. One needn’t abandon critical thinking toContinue reading “What is a Conspiracy Theory?”