Category: Food For Thought

Articles and resources to promote thought and reflection

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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Where Are You in the Stratification of World Economics and Wealth?

Image Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BRvXRvVlOpj/ Half of world’s wealth now in hands of 1% of population About 3.4 billion people – just over 70% of the global adult population – have wealth of less than $10,000. The 85 richest people in the

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Are You Being CONwayed?

Does she live up to her name CONway? What ethics or honesty are being used in diversion, misdirection, and failure to directly address questions? How is endorsement of Ivanka Trump in any related to Conway’s service to the citizens of

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How Does Change Occur?

“You’re special! You are one in 1:400,000,000,000” What do you respond or hear as a response to the question “How are you”? 1/3 of Americans feel dissatisfied with there lives (that’s 100 Million), yet they give the same response when

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What is the Cost of Silence?

An Anthem Against Silence: Amanda Palmer Reads Ella Wheeler Wilcox’s Piercing and Prescient 1914 Protest Poem The Cost of Silence. “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to stand by and do nothing.” – 18th

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