People of nurturant Gods are ecumenical.
And Rotary’s “first-ever” Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement could be the topic of our March 2nd Caring Citizen Solution Day Speaker Series with Rotarian and former Rotary International Trustee Carolyn Jones.
(The National Science Foundation) developed a simple question to determine one’s core values and most likely political morality: “When your baby cries at night, do you pick him up?”
Lakoff writes, “Rationalism is a problem because many people still believe that its espoused principles are true. Many folks who are active in politics got their degrees in political science and law,” where flawed Enlightenment reason theory is taught.
Lakoff warns that too many progressives do not understand this cognitive mechanism or take it seriously.
To emphasize, progressives must build that “more perfect Union” more effectively than conservatives tear it down.
2-minute trailer of Tomorrowland. Do you feed your nurturant wolf? This week on my morning treadmill, I fed my nurturant wolf by watching Walt Disney’s 2015 movie Tomorrowland. In it, Britt Robertson plays Casey, who seeks to save humanity's future by constantly...
Empathy, the soul of democracy, barely won the 2020 presidential elections. And caring citizens breathe easier. Meanwhile, in my county/state, Clinton/Ohio, empathy LOST. Empathy lost by 60% in my county and 8 % in my state. America has elected her 1st black woman in...
Comments on the Appointment of 3M VP Gayle Schueller to UN Global Compact USA Network Board The Empathy Surplus Project has been a participant of the UN Global Compact since March 2014. The UN Global Compact is organized around networks, defined as the country in...
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