Poetry, Politics and Love, Uncategorized

“Politeia”: A Poem

"Politeia" I want to sit And talk with you And let the Categories fall away Until I see myself In you And you can See yourself in me And we can be Free. ~Sj, 2014 When is a time that you have seen yourself in another person? When is a time in which you were… Continue reading “Politeia”: A Poem

Education and Love, Lists About Important and Silly Stuff, Politics and Love

Why Our Political Discussions Fail

Our current political discussions fail on a consistent basis and seem to get us nowhere. Lately, when I hear people from two different political persuasions discuss a sensitive political topic, it most often devolves into name-calling, interrupting, shouting, sarcasm, disrespect, and general rudeness and hostility. Where Has All the Civil Public Discourse Gone? And it… Continue reading Why Our Political Discussions Fail