Category Archives: Nonjudgment

A lovable bigot is still a bigot and a lovable polluter still pollutes.

on April 2, 2021 in Art, Humor, Nature, Nonjudgment

Kids today might not have watched All in the Family, but it was huge in its time and focused on a clash of cultures. Quoting Wikipedia, All in the Family is an American television series that ran for nine seasons, from 1971 to 1979. The show revolves around the life of a working-class father and his family. It broke ground on issues previously considered unsuitable for a U.S. network television[…] Keep reading →

The Weather Is Warm. Guess Who’s Back in Washington Square Park, Sadly?

on March 24, 2021 in Nonjudgment, SIDCHAs

You might remember my writing about the needles I’d find in Washington Square Park last fall. I presumed they came from heroin users, though I don’t know what drugs people inject. You may have noticed I haven’t written about them for a while. Well, I’ve continued my sidcha of picking up at least three pieces of litter from the northwest corner of the park and the cannabis dealers have been[…] Keep reading →

“I refuse to be silenced because you’re afraid of change”

on March 22, 2021 in Freedom, Nonjudgment, Relationships

The Guardian published the following opinion piece, By breaking the silence about patriarchy, men can help end violence against women. I copied the first few paragraphs below. If you don’t find its stereotyping abhorrent, consider the two rewrites that follow, which I consider abhorrent. To clarify, my goal is to increase equality between sexes, not endorsing political views. I am pointing out one simple observation: the article’s treatment of one[…] Keep reading →

“Do black men have a harder struggle in life than most? Are white men privileged?” see me on a Magamedia panel

on February 26, 2021 in Nonjudgment

Readers have given me positive feedback on my appearance on the politically conservative, Trump-supporting media outlet Magamedia. I value interacting with people with diverse views. The other day, I participated in a panel there prompted by a Congressional candidate from California facing criticism for posting an artwork representing the experience of black men. We examined the situation from a range of perspectives. I’d love your thoughts, whether you agree with[…] Keep reading →

Pandemic Fatigue? How to Achieve Pandemic Thriving

on February 21, 2021 in Leadership, Models, Nonjudgment, Perception, Tips

I posted on handling what people call pandemic fatigue to Thrive Global today: Pandemic Fatigue? How to Achieve Pandemic Thriving. Here’s the text of the article: When I learned I would be locked down indefinitely, knowing we were all heading into unknown territory, I looked for role models. Who had handled such a situation successfully? Nelson Mandela had been locked down for twenty-seven years, most of that time on a[…] Keep reading →

See me on on the election

on December 15, 2020 in Nonjudgment

Following up my conversation last week See me on a MAGAMedia panel with five Trump supporters, here is another conversation I had with my friend Rob (@robjh1), one-on-one. We covered a few topics, then mostly settled in on the election—was it a fraud or not? What evidence is there? What do people who feel one way feel about those they disagree with? I can’t figure out how to embed the[…] Keep reading →

See me on a MAGAMedia panel with five Trump supporters

on December 10, 2020 in Nonjudgment

It’s been a while since I appeared on MAGAMedia, but I spoke on a panel with them last week. Here are some of my past appearances. Here is the post to MAGAMedia, MAGAMedia Podcast With Guests Agnes Gibboney, Joshua Spodek, Bebe, and Shawn [Video], and below is the video. My goal in participating was not to debate or win, but to share my views and learn others’. I’ve read a[…] Keep reading →

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