humanity

Humanity topics include pieces on the real lives of politicians, legislators, activists, women in politics and the everyday voter.

Janine Addison2 years ago
LWB
Remind me never to get into crafting outside of my home. Or maybe just don't do anything? I recently came across an article where a Colgate University student was under suspicion of having a firearm w...
The Age of Pure Populism: Are We There Yet?
By every standard, populism is the perfect political paradigm for governance in any community. But that may depend on how one defines it. One political wing defines it mainly as a political doctrine t...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
We Have Just Crossed Over Into The Twilight Zone
When Rod Sterling began each episode with "You unlock this door with a key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension. A dimension of sound. A dimension of sight. A dimension of mind. You are movi...
RJ Plant2 years ago
First Amendment vs Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia Websites
I am concerned. Well, I’ll back up a moment and talk you through that. There are a couple of issues that ebb and flow as “hot topics” and neither has anything to do with the other. The First Amendment...
Terry Osterhout2 years ago
The Divided States of America
Everything wrong with the world right now stems from people not minding their own business and focusing on their own lives, and trying to control others. I am very comfortable stating that I think Don...
Hyapatia Lee2 years ago
Bullies in the Government
The East Bully wants to control our spirit. They may be leaders of cults that dominate people and require no communication with non-members, or they may be dictators who force us to abandon our Sacred...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
A Dystopian World
There are those who believe judgement day is close at hand. An Apocalyptic event so catastrophic that will thrust mankind either back into the Dark Ages or into the caves of the Neanderthal. With the ...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Another Day In Paradise
As one travels through the cities and towns across the United States you see the faceless multitudes drifting from place to place. For you and me it is just another day in paradise. But, for those cou...
Kevin Wortman2 years ago
Less Than Human
The “good old days” used to be a phrase that most people took for granted. People, as they grew older, would regard the world and events from their past with a sense of reverent awe. Young people woul...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
A Divine Obligation
" He who hath come into this world has a divine obligation to serve humanity." This quote sums up what mankind should do, and should continue to do for the betterment, enrichment, and enlightenment of...
Frank White2 years ago
Everyone Has a Little Trump In Them
Trump may be one of the most controversial presidents in recent years - and the early stages of his presidency has been one of the rockiest in history. Part of this, I believe, is because people find ...
Bob Guccione2 years ago
The Battle for Freedom of Speech
When the body politic, or some indeterminate federal force, or a committee of 'representatives' takes upon itself the power to control human attitudes or legislate human emotions then you and we and t...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
How President Trump Made America Hate Again
"Trump's America. Whites Only." That was what churchgoers who attended Silver Spring's Episcopal Church of Our Savior saw as they pulled into the parking lot. The hateful message was scrawled on the b...
Rachel G. David2 years ago
Nazi Propaganda and the Bandwagon Effect
To put it shortly and sweetly: Humans are hard-wired to get off on gossip. For anyone gearing up for a holier-than-thou response to that premise: you, my fellow human, are lying. You, like me and like...
Cameron Puckey2 years ago
Does Religion Affect Politics?
Religion. No doubt. No questioning. Politics. Always Oppose. Always Question. So why do these always seem to go together, why is it that many voters vote in favour of their religion rather than the po...
Drew Bradford2 years ago
To Jeff Sessions, With Love
Dear Mr. Sessions, I was born and raised in the great state of Alabama and most of my, if not all of my life you have been a senator or political figure in the state. I grew up on a farm in rural nort...
Cameron Puckey2 years ago
The Possible Future Events - Europe
The old superpowers are falling, new nations are rising, Europe is in political chaos, Northern Africa and the Middle East are facing revolutions, uprising and terrorism, Equatorial Africa and South A...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Into The Breach
Today, the world is that much closer to being engulfed in flames of violent horror. The match was lit by the United States where once again military action was taken. The aerial attack in Syria that T...