Monday, February 13, 2012

Life Outside the Box: #DeOccupyBinaryThinking

We live in a Coke/Pepsi, McDonalds/Burger King, Mastercard/Visa culture and even open-minded activists can find themselves tricked into binary thinking, e.g. the aforementioned two-party farce or the oft-discussed violence/non-violence “debate.”

These are common examples of thinking inside the proverbial box but there’s another issue that provokes dangerous stereotypes and—unfortunately—it’s rarely discussed in mainstream circles. I’m talking about gender identity.

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One of my recent OWS photos:

A healthier world is possible

Posted on 02/13 at 06:19 AM
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Thursday, February 09, 2012

#Occupy Yer Spine

Without the spinal cord, you could not move your body.

Without the spine itself, you could not stand tall and keep yourself upright.

Without a healthy backbone—literally or figuratively speaking—we cannot stand up for ourselves or others. We are symbolically spineless.

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One of my recent photos of my recent paintings:



An article by Expendable Michael:

Huffing, Puffing and Blowing the UK House Down

Posted on 02/09 at 06:10 PM
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Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Talk to Your Neighbors (& #OccupyLaughter)

In this digital age, we’ve all experienced situations in which a text message or e-mail was misconstrued because the person on the receiving end could not discern tone. Without the facial expressions, physical gestures, and vocal inflections gathered during face-to-face conversation, communication can often be challenging.

With that in mind, I am unilaterally announcing: “Face-to-Face February.” One month to explore the value of human contact and the role it can play in saving our eco-system.

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One of my recent photos:

You gotta stand fer something


Poem: “haiku intervention"

Posted on 02/07 at 05:20 AM
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