Using NVC In the Workplace – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/10/24/using-nvc-in-the-workplace/ The workplace is rife with conflict, and yet it is an environment that is not conducive to expressing feelings and needs.  Rather than being a place where people are treated with empathy and collaboration, it is a Continue reading Using NVC In the Workplace – by Kind Communication

The Stories in Our Heads – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/10/11/the-stories-in-our-heads/ Humans are storytelling beings.  The way we make meaning of the world is by telling stories.  We see this on the large cultural scale with things like religion, science, and philosophy.  But we do this on an Continue reading The Stories in Our Heads – by Kind Communication

Dangers of Digital Communication – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/09/28/dangers-of-digital-communication/ Technology makes communication harder.  I know in a lot of ways technology helps us stay in touch with old friends, or stay connected to family that live elsewhere, or it gives us time to reflect and edit Continue reading Dangers of Digital Communication – by Kind Communication

Control: The Self-Defeating Myth – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/09/11/control-the-self-defeating-myth/ Many of us wish we could have more control over our lives.  I know I do.  I do all sorts of things that help me maintain the illusion that I am in control. And then something happens Continue reading Control: The Self-Defeating Myth – by Kind Communication

Control: The Self-Defeating Myth

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/09/11/control-the-self-defeating-myth/ Many of us wish we could have more control over our lives.  I know I do.  I do all sorts of things that help me maintain the illusion that I am in control. And then something happens Continue reading Control: The Self-Defeating Myth

Responding to Hate with Love – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/08/23/responding-to-hate-with-love/ I am seeing a lot of hatred of the other in the world right now.  The events in Charlottesville and Barcelona are clear examples of people exposing hatred towards others, so much hatred of the other that Continue reading Responding to Hate with Love – by Kind Communication

Soothing Our Fear – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/07/25/soothing-our-fear/ Fear comes in all kinds of forms.  There’s anxiety, dread, scared, panicked, worried, suspicious, and mistrustful.  All of these are different nuances to the one core experience of fear.  Fear is so powerful that subtly it drives Continue reading Soothing Our Fear – by Kind Communication

Boundaries: Essential to Happy Relationships – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/07/10/boundaries-essential-to-happy-relationships/ Boundaries are essential to happy relationships. That may seem counter-intuitive. “Aren’t happy couples always spending time together and sharing everything, and doing whatever will make their partner happy?” No. In fact, that previous sentence ought to send Continue reading Boundaries: Essential to Happy Relationships – by Kind Communication

Forgiving – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/06/26/forgiving/ There is no way to move through the world, in a healthy way, that can completely avoid hurting others or being hurt by others.  Anything short of becoming a hermit or being completely co-dependent means that we Continue reading Forgiving – by Kind Communication

Befriending Our Inner Critic – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/06/06/befriending-our-inner-critic/ Most of us have an inner critic. That’s the voice in your head that says you’re doing it wrong, or even that you’re not enough. It’s the incessant thoughts about the flaws or mistakes in something you’ve Continue reading Befriending Our Inner Critic – by Kind Communication

When You Don’t Want to Listen… – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/05/15/when-you-dont-want-to-listen/ Sometimes I find that I just don’t want to hear what the other person has to say. I’m so upset, hurt, or just disconnected that I don’t want to sit and listen. I just want to fix Continue reading When You Don’t Want to Listen… – by Kind Communication

Recommitment – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/05/01/recommitment/ Sometimes we simply don’t fulfill our promises. Despite our best efforts and intentions, we fall short of what we said we’re committed to. Closer readers of my website and blog will notice that I am committed to Continue reading Recommitment – by Kind Communication

Questioning Richard Haass About Oligarchy & Global Governance

https://odysee.com/@wikiworldinterviews:5/morgan-lesko-questions-richard-haass-about-oligarchy-global-governance-2016:1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkE48ihxmVo   I asked… If the United States is more oligarchy than democracy — or perceived that way by a Princeton study, movements like Occupy, or who knows which voters this season — is the U.S. leadership of the expansion Continue reading Questioning Richard Haass About Oligarchy & Global Governance

Deconstructing Enemy Images – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/01/30/deconstructing-enemy-images/ We are living in a time when a lot of our public, and thus our private, language projects the image of “enemy” onto other people.  This is happening on all sides of the political aisle.  Projecting an Continue reading Deconstructing Enemy Images – by Kind Communication

Free Speech, Sucker Punching Nazis, and Principles of Consistency

This is in no way a defense of any of Richard Spencer’s words or actions. I condemn him and his efforts. I also condemn violence. Cross-posted on Steemit. Like many people, to my own degree, I have felt threatened by Continue reading Free Speech, Sucker Punching Nazis, and Principles of Consistency

The Lesko Bros Raw Video Archive

Lesko Bros 1st Testimony Against Cigarette Vending Machines Morgan and Max Lesko testify in favor of Montgomery County Council bill #5-91, Tobacco Products and Vending Machines. Maryland, 1991. The Lesko Brothers describe their independently inspired and executed sting operations to Continue reading The Lesko Bros Raw Video Archive

Colin Powell: “But the intelligence community, all 16 agencies, assured us that it was right.”

Colin Powell, Sep 6, 2015: “If we had known the intelligence was wrong, we would not have gone into Iraq. But the intelligence community, all 16 agencies, assured us that it was right. My speech at the UN was based Continue reading Colin Powell: “But the intelligence community, all 16 agencies, assured us that it was right.”

James Clapper, 1/5/17: “We need a U.S. Information Agency on steroids…”

    “I’m speaking personally, this is not an institutional response. As I commented earlier to Senator McCain, I do think we need a U.S. Information Agency on steroids that deals with the totality of the information realm, and to Continue reading James Clapper, 1/5/17: “We need a U.S. Information Agency on steroids…”

Questions For Darrell, #QFD 001: The Cascade Failure of Certainty

Greetings, viewers! This is the first installment of Questions For Darrell. This episode is an exploration of humility, curiosity and flexibility, guided by a discussion about the personal beliefs that were changed due to new evidence and ideas being discovered. Continue reading Questions For Darrell, #QFD 001: The Cascade Failure of Certainty

Time for Rest – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2016/12/19/time-for-rest/ You don’t have infinite energy.  But it is tempting to pretend like you do. Especially during the hecticness of the holidays, with so much going on, so much to do, and cultural and family expectations to live Continue reading Time for Rest – by Kind Communication

“It’s deeply troubling that some of those false reports could lead to violence.”

In and beyond the nation’s capital, it also raised fears about hoax stories proliferating the Internet and whether they are stoking new dangers from society’s fringe. Even the White House weighed in on Welch’s alleged crimes. “Even without knowing precisely Continue reading “It’s deeply troubling that some of those false reports could lead to violence.”

Coding with Laravel: Installing Homestead on a Mac

If you instead want to install Laravel on an online server, here my new article on how to install on a Digital Ocean: wikiworldorder.org/2018/03/15/how-to-install-the-laravel-php-framework-on-digital-ocean/ I have only been learning Laravel for a year, but below is the Homestead install process Continue reading Coding with Laravel: Installing Homestead on a Mac

Cannabis for President 2016

During the 2016 general election, nine states had ballot initiatives for to loosen their marijuana laws. Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada voted on legalization. Arkansas, Florida, and Montana voted on medical marijuana, and North Dakota voted on expanding their Continue reading Cannabis for President 2016

A Time for Healing – by Kind Communication

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Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2016/11/21/a-time-for-healing/ The election is over. It was a long and bitter primary season and then election season.  On all sides there were angry and divisive attacks and accusations made.  And now living in the aftermath of a Trump’s Continue reading A Time for Healing – by Kind Communication

Don’t worry, we’ll just censor the “alt-right” sites.

Don’t worry, we’ll just censor the “alt-right” sites. The New York Times and CNN would never publish fake news provided by corporations or intelligence agencies. Unfortunately, Facebook censorship is not new. Gizmodo, Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News Continue reading Don’t worry, we’ll just censor the “alt-right” sites.