Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
“Happy Slaves” Described In 7th Grade Virginia Textbook Used for 20 Yrs.
Published in 1956 and used in Virginia classrooms through the late 1970’s, Virginia: History, Government, Geography by Francis B. Simkins and Spotswood H. Jones, and Sidman P. Poole describes… Published in 1956 and used in Virginia classrooms through the late 1970’s, Virginia: History, Government, Geography by Francis B. Simkins and Spotswood H. Jones, and Sidman P. Poole describes […]
If You Don’t Care About Kurds Dying—You’re not Pro-life
You say that you’re pro-life. You let me know in hashtags and bumper stickers and t-shirts and memes and march photos and sermons and high horse sanctimony. You treasure and revere and defend life. Kurds are lives you know. They’re actual living, breathing human beings. (Well, many more of them were a week ago.) They… […]
Am I Losing My Faith or Just Losing My Mind?
Source: Am I Losing My Faith or Just Losing My Mind? “People often come to me when they are in the throes of spiritual crisis; when the doubts and the questions and the conflicting voices have finally overwhelmed them. I know that place well. There is a suffocating panic that often comes when we are forced […]
Walmart is a Holy Land | BossCook
Source: Walmart is a Holy Land | BossCook
21 Habits of Happy People – Day 2~ Choose Your Friends Wisely
First word: April 19, 2014 at 7:50pm Day two of 21 habits of happy people has taken almost a full month to complete. How do I remain mindful, living in the present day, not focusing on the past or the future? How can you write around a single quote and remain mindful? We have four words […]
Dirty or Clean, Crumpled or Finely Creased, You Are Still Priceless
A well-known speaker started off his seminar holding up a $20.00 bill. In the room of 200, he asked, “Who would like this $20 bill?” Hands started going up. He said, “I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this.”He proceeded to crumple up the $20 dollar […]
Monday Morning Quote de la Dia – Cinco de Mayo
Life doesn’t come with guarantees. Just know that smiling will brighten your face, laughter will brighten your day, and good people, friends and family will make your life great… Happy Monday morning… Cinco de Mayo… drive SOBER and safe… and be mindful of the motorcycle on the road with you. Related […]
Poetry of the Day 04May 2014 – Living With Integrity
“Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you […]
Quote of the Day 24APR 2014 – Violent
“When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European, or anything else, you are being violent. Do you see why it is violent? Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence. So a […]
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