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Getting Down from the Horse, Voting with Choices

long legged horse bronze sculptureI don’t want to be on a high horse. Realizing that I might sometimes put myself in an ideal light on this blog, I assure you, it is always with the intention of encouraging readers to be happy and healthy.

But today, I will confess. Following is a list of things I do that are less than healthy, eco-conscious, socially conscious, progressive or productive. I am not proud, but simply human.

Let me preface the list by saying that some of these shortcomings are due to time and money constraints. If you are fortunate enough to have the time and money to make better choices for yourself, your family and your world, I implore you to do so. When you vote with your choices (economically and socially), you ask the industry and community to take heed. The result will be better options for the rest of us.

Without further ado:

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Inclusive, Progressive Humanity

circles within circles rainbow with lines“He drew a circle that shut me out —
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But Love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle that took him in.”

-From the poem “Outwitted” by Edwin Markham, American poet, 1852-1940

This passage was referenced in a talk I heard recently, and it struck me that this should be a tactic adopted by anyone looking to progress humanity.

Duh, I know. Seems really obvious. Still, the context in which I heard the quote was interesting. I think there are two ways we can look at this:

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