I had written quite a bit, about Wonder Woman for the W post, but like some earlier entries, I held off on publication, and am glad I did. I still adore the concept of a wonder woman, not to be confused with a superwoman, but a concept I love even more is the concept of the Woke Woman. She is the real superhero. She is us. We are awakening. You woke? If you aren't you … [Read more...] about Iconic W: Can White Women Be Woke?
A prompt in this month's NaBloPloMo challenge involves writing about collective service actions and whether you feel you have changed the world. The actual challenge (for tomorrow, but who is looking at the calendar anyway) is: Margaret Mead said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that … [Read more...] about George Bailey and I Changed the World
In this series of posts that I began yesterday I am looking at this past week's significant newsworthy developments with an eye toward what crucial and competing cultural processes are at work in the world today and what they might signify within our culture. These events are: the Occupy groups the outing of corrupt college sports empires that had been covering up serial … [Read more...] about Absolutes in Transition