For Goodness' Sake

It’s all about goodness. Doing good-Getting better-Understanding why. Individuals-Communities-Societies. Management-Leadership-Governance. Futurism-Technology-Ecology. Research-Creativity-Design. Thought provoking short stories

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 2m. Bisher sind 61 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 2 Tage.

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SciFi - Eating Seed Corn


Can famine due to global warming make farmers desperate enough to eat next year’s seed corn? Just how desperate will people get when resources get unsustainably scarce? Can we sustain our humanity when there is not enough drinkable water or breathable air to share? This is more than a casual or cynical dystopian scary story.


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 2020-08-24  n/a
 
 
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 2020-08-21  n/a
 
 

ESSAY - Real Christianity is Liberal


Several years ago, a friend sent me a postcard that said, “Obama is not a brown-skinned anti-war socialist who gives away free healthcare… you’re thinking of Jesus.” That set me off on a quest.


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 2020-08-19  n/a
 
 
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 2020-08-17  n/a
 
 

ESSAY - Public vs. Private Sector


Sometimes we forget that government, the widely-despised “public sector,” is really us – you and me and those of our neighbors who, for some deficit of sanity, feel compelled to render an extra measure of service to our communities.


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 2020-08-14  n/a
 
 

Three Personal Indulgences


These three brief essays are, “How a Republican Lawyer Helped Me Meet my Liberal Wife,” “Presto Change-o,” which is a tribute to the late commentator, Andy Rooney, and “Would you Rather Hitch a Ride with a Conservative or a Liberal?” All three pieces are on the short side and catch me in reflective moods.


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 2020-08-12  n/a
 
 

ESSAY - Is Social Psychology Best Left Unstudied?


The late U.S. Senator William Proxmire of Wisconsin criticized the work of two prominent social psychologists when he stated that, "Americans want to leave some things in life a mystery, and right at the top of things we don’t want to know is why a man and a woman fall in love." Are there some things in life best left unstudied?


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 2020-08-10  n/a
 
 

SOUNDSMITH - Editing to Tighten a ZOOM Meeting


Today's project is from a ZOOM presentation. The participants are speaking casually, but we want to tighten part of the meeting to sound more formal and to meet loudness standards for broadcast distribution. Let's see what we can do to help it sound better.


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 2020-08-07  n/a
 
 

The Story Behind "A Migrant Story"


“I knew what it was like to live in a train car that had been roughly made into an apartment with only a toilet and the kitchen sink but no shower or tub. The rest was just one big room.”


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 2020-08-05  n/a
 
 

ESSAY - Stages of Moral Development


Eventually, moral reasoning stops being derived from others; it depends on an individual appreciation for ethical abstractions and universal principles. This is not the same as moral relativity.


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 2020-08-03  n/a