Tag Archives: Violence

Talking About My Generation

Greetings, earthlings. I am a baby-boomer. There are more of us in the world than any of the rest of you generations X, Y, Z, Me, You, Millenial, whatever. We were a progressive generation that changed the world. We created … Continue reading

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Why the EU is Failing

News flash: The very day of this writing, former president of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso announced that he has been hired by the banking firm, Goldman Sachs, in a “non-executive advisory role.” Goldman Sachs was the bank that … Continue reading

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Why I Left Facebook

I left Facebook on June 16, 2013. I hated to leave – ever since I’d been in touch with former classmates, and people from my original home town, an extraordinarily special place, I have really cherished my Facebook contacts, old … Continue reading

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The Coming Crisis

I’m not an academic. I haven’t done any research. I just observe the world and say what I see, and what I see is this: We think it’s OK to deliver personal attacks, salacious innuendo, smear campaigns, and lies, and … Continue reading

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Doing Well by Doing Good

In the late 1930’s, two significant political figures discovered new technology. At the time, the new technology was called Radio. And both of these political figures discovered, pretty much in parallel, its power and influence. One of these figures was Nazi … Continue reading

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It’s Not Cause and Effect, It’s the Content, Stupid

There is so much debate going on about whether the guy who shot Rep. Giffords was influenced by communication such as Sarah Palin’s crosshairs, or was just a lone nut case. Friends, IT DOESN’T MATTER! Even a lone nut case … Continue reading

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A Rant About Communication Style

OK, in theory, I should not be writing politics here, this blog is about technical communication. BUT……………… Recent events in the U.S. bring up a question that is related to communication, albeit not technical. The recent (yesterday) shooting in Arizona, … Continue reading

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