Against Using Hell to Keep Spiritual Practitioners In Line

I'm a Shambhala refugee. This doesn't mean, as a Buddhist practitioner might suggest, that I "go for refuge" in Shambhala. No, I've fled the kingdom to seek refuge in another place.

Is the US FDA Failing Us?

An article entitled Banned bread: why does the US allow banned additives that Europe says are unsafe? makes me wonder: is the United States Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) failing us?

I'm on the IndieWeb!

I've joined the IndieWeb and it's kind of fun. I can log into a website using just my website URL, since they know it's me!

Tergar Goes Teal

I've been working quite hard on bringing myself fully into a Teal mindset. And, having been through several Holacracy transformations, and helping at least one other small group take a few tentative steps into Sociocracy, I'd like to think I've been making progress.

Welcome to my new blog

Welcome to my new blog! This has been several mornings of being late to work coming, as I have painstakingly ported all of my content over into a new, simpler system. Several things have changed: