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
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.
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
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.
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?
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.