Category: Food For Thought

Articles and resources to promote thought and reflection

How Important Is Your Stuff?

Last night a friend shared they were struggling with letting go of certain material possessions (ones they had accumulated for years and valued deeply); as we all do, I thought I would share the following insights. “When you realize that all

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Are You In Deep Do Do?

What is the cost of being too busy? What is a common response when you ask someone “how are you doing?” or “How are you?” quite often the response is “I am busy“. If we pay attention, we all frequently use this

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The Future of Fake News?

Just when the divisions between various interest groups is greater than ever and major political figures and individuals are crying “Fake New” as a response to most anything they disagree with or doesn’t match a firmly held belief, our media

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Reflections on “March For Our Lives”

I joined the “March For Our Lives” rally here in Dayton today. The young adults that spoke were amazing and inspiring. The most impactful and compelling moment of the event was a young girl who was about seven, stopped dead

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What’s Really Behind the New 2017 Tax Bill?

Watch a furious Congressman John Barry Larson (CT) absolutely nail what’s wrong with the #TaxCut plan. https://youtu.be/fJFjNtPWvWw Voice your disapproval to your representatives and how it will affect your voting in future elections.

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Gun Violence in the United States

Gun violence statistics There have been 1500 mass shoot in since the first one 5 years ago There have been 30000 other gun deaths not related to mass shootings There have been more than 6,000 deaths due to gun violence in

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Ancient Futures – Learning from Ladakh

Ancient Futures – Learning from Ladakh Helena Norberg-Hodge’s film Ancient Futures – Learning from Ladakh This powerful and insightful film explores the interconnections of how state-forced development can lead to unsustainable outcomes by destroying local forms of economy–and destroying local

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Peter Russell: A Crisis of Acceleration

Peter Russell: A Crisis of Acceleration Catherine Ingram’s conversation with Peter Russell focusing on the exponential acceleration of change and the life-threatening problems that ensue as a result. In this engaging conversation, they address how easily we fall into denial

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Human Story – Humans of New York: The Series

Stories a fundamental to human connection. The stories we tell each others and ourselves (the thoughts in our heads) are important. Humans of New York: The Series Filmed over four years. Taken from 1200 interviews. New York City, one story

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Wisdom from Charlie Chaplin – Let Us All Unite

Wisdom from Charlie Chaplin that is still applicable today. Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 — 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, film director and composer best known for his work in the United States

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