Historical Background

Epilog to original post (“Bad Ideas”) ~ 1st Person Account of Slavery as Told by 101-year old Maggie Nichols in 1976

March 16, 2019

Epilog Easy shortcut to share –> https://tinyurl.com/y497rxhh Original 4-part Post:  Bad Ideas ~ Gov. Northam and a troubling 35-year old college yearbook picture dug up right-wing anti-abortion group Lessons from History and a first-person account of 101-year-old Maggie Nichols, whose father was born into slavery and lived to see his people emancipated and to tell the […]

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We are a young species ~ Re-post of excerpt from Daniel Wahl’s new book: Redesigning Regenerative Cultures

January 15, 2018

Daniel Christian Wahl global educator, activist, and consultant in whole systems design and transformative innovation for regenerative cultures  by line ~ Jan 13, 2018 [We are] a young species growing up A new cultural narrative is emerging — one that unites humanity in our interdependence with the wider community of life. This new and ancient story of interbeing […]

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The 2nd American Revolution: Chapter 3 ~ History of our Democracy started w/ English Magna Carta

December 14, 2017

Linked Index to all “Second Revolution” posts and stand-alone essays in this series Back to the Future: 1215 Magna Carta ~ symbol of universal freedom, progenitor of the British representative government, our own Independence & the US Constitution  Part One ~ Chapter 3 Our Founding Fathers correctly defined factions as dangerous to democracy, as history repeatedly proved. But […]

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The Second American Revolution: Chapter Two ~ Tracing the problem back to its roots

December 10, 2017

Linked Index to all “Second Revolution” posts and stand-alone essays in this series Part One ~ Chapter 2 Tracing the problem back to its roots: The 1787 Constitutional Convention, our Founders & the Federalists Papers As discussed in Chapter 1, the root of our constitutional problem is not what the Constitution says, but what it […]

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Second American Revolution: Part One-Chapter 1 ~ The Historical Problem w/ our Constitution & its Consequences:

December 5, 2017

Crowd-sourcing our Democracy: A historic flaw in our US Constitutional and its Contemporary Consequences: Linked Index to all “Second Revolution” posts and stand-alone essays in this series https://tinyurl.com/y7zb8xpz Part One ~ Chapter 1  In elementary school, we were all taught that our American democracy was the very best government in the world AND that it’s foundation […]

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The Second American Revolution ~ Overview & Intro

November 25, 2017

Linked Index to posts for entire series  https://tinyurl.com/ydf2azq3 Tiny URL for this post –> https://tinyurl.com/yd3ekosy ‘Hi’ to Jim P. in Williams, AZ          Crowd-sourcing Democracy: a revolution of heart and mind to better protect our democratic republic and the creative use of“Big Data” techniques to return it to functionality” Identifying a Historical Problem with […]

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