It’s Showtime! Eight surprising reasons why America demands entertaining politics

After last night’s freak show that was the first presidential debate, I started wondering why Americans want entertainment not politics. Here are eight reasons.… Read More It’s Showtime! Eight surprising reasons why America demands entertaining politics

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The Semantics of Social Media: Why you don’t need to like what you “like”

Our lives revolve around social media – this is where we get our news and input. Whenever something dramatic happens in the world, Twitter knows about it first. Facebook is the first to express emotion, opinion, sentiment, approval, anger, resentment.

We have all become our very own centers of the universe where what we receive as “news” is actually merely a reflection of what we like and want to hear.… Read More The Semantics of Social Media: Why you don’t need to like what you “like”

The endless litany of helplessness: Why nothing ever happens after a mass shooting in the US

If the US are a country controlled by two immensely powerful parties, would they not both benefit from creating a country of deep controversy? A country whose citizens believe that they have no other option but to choose the lesser of two evils?

I believe that this is what keeps them “in business”. When the parties create extreme emotional views without even a shred of willingness to compromise, we lose our ability to become part of a moderate majority movement.… Read More The endless litany of helplessness: Why nothing ever happens after a mass shooting in the US