The Human Element

I have been waiting in vain for clarity, for some ultimate conclusion to understanding the “human condition”. I naively believed this would come with adulthood. My eyes no longer bright with enthusiasm and the corners of my mouth feel the effort of every smile. Surrounded by cynicism and fear, my generation has succumbed to sensationalized media and the belief that we can not make a difference. How have we allowed them to convince us to stomp out our own flame and turn against each other? More importantly, how do we stop?

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Now We Can Act with Complete Understanding

Hold steady your gaze and be a witness to this moment in American history. Do not look away as shock becomes grief and grief becomes despair. Before you give in to despair, sink into your anger but direct it with laser like focus to breaking dysfunctional and oppressive systems.

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Documenting the Journey of Extraordinary Humanity

As we experience life, we file moments away into good moments, bad moments, and indifferent moments.

“He sees, even, the ways in which beauty can be revealed through sorrow, and through life’s losses. He decides to choose complete surrender to the endless richness of the moment, whatever the moment brings.”  – Stephen Cope on John Keats

This space is dedicated to people, places, and ideas that breath hope into humanity.

“If There’s any kind of magic in this world, it must be in the attempt of understanding someone, sharing something. I know it’s almost impossible, but who cares, really? The answer must be in the attempt.” Before Sunrise (1995)

 

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