Why You Should Distrust Certainty

There's an old adage that says "Trust, but verify". I have a better version. It goes like this, "Always distrust certainty." If you have done any kind of authentic mind-body or self-cultivation work, you know that certainty in life is very limited. Anyone who professes to have all the answers should certainly not be trusted. :)

How To Understand Authoritarianism

Like everyone, I understand cruelty, bigotry, hate and fear. However, my response to it might differ a bit from most. I accept the actions and words of the authoritarian at face value the very first time it is revealed. My discipline requires that I do not interpret or project my opposing view on the words and actions of others. Maybe you could try it for a while and see if it gives you peace of mind. Appropriate action comes from peace of mind.

Fight #PostFactual America

Those who control the narrative, control the agenda. This one simple thing can make a big difference.

Here's what to do. In your email signature and at the bottom of your posts add "Fight #PostFactual America" to let everyone know that you stand for truth, reason, and civil discourse in all your correspondence. Fight the good fight against willful ignorance and bigotry. Any message worth saying is worth repeating. Join the dialog at