Monthly Archives: January 2017

1.5. How the “America-in-Decline” Narrative Messes with Our Heads

2017-01-30T17:00:16+00:00

The story we Americans like to tell ourselves about our country is pretty much designed to make us feel anxious about the present, and the future.

1.5. How the “America-in-Decline” Narrative Messes with Our Heads 2017-01-30T17:00:16+00:00

Step 1: We Need to Get in the Right Frame of Mind

2019-08-01T16:41:07+00:00

We need to deal with the apathy, cynicism, scapegoating, and despair that results from living in this kind of environment for so long. We live in a society that’s freakishly good at pushing our buttons. Our politics are bitter and gridlocked. The economy is unpredictable and stacked against ordinary people. The media intentionally freaks us out for their own gain. So do countless other organizations, trying to advance their agendas by exploiting our emotions. We work hard, running around, trying to fulfill all our obligations, trying to deal with everything that needs to be dealt with. We feel like things

Step 1: We Need to Get in the Right Frame of Mind 2019-08-01T16:41:07+00:00