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RISING NUMBERS GOT ME THINKING . . .

Hello Friends: Here is a Guestpost by Rediet Yibekal on the Repression of Freedom of Speech, Lack of Moderation, and rampant Extremism in Ethiopian Politics from both the Government and the Opposition side; and why Ethiopia must provide a buffer zone for moderate voices to thrive so that to loosen the tension between two or more extreme sides or political contenders. Rediet argues:  I do not fully encourage ultra-liberalism, … Continue reading RISING NUMBERS GOT ME THINKING . . .

Falun Dafa

Half of my thanksgiving day was spent in NYC; a portion and the rest of it on a chinatown bus and in Boston.  While in transition, I learned about Falun Dafa (Falun Gong)—a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice to improve mind and body; you should check it out. Sadly, it’s banned in China and its practitioners are horrifyingly persecuted (according to reports, some of the horrifying crimes against … Continue reading Falun Dafa

My revolution …

My revolution is never believing in damnation, but evolving, growing, maturing with you, my imagination. My revolution is fighting against superficiality. My revolution is defeating my weakness, my stupidity, my do-nothing mentality, and my insecurity. My revolution involves not blood. My revolution is not rejecting or embracing god. My revolution is craving for originality, becoming a creator, and not dying a miniature. You can judge my … Continue reading My revolution …