People better listen this time


Today was kind of amazing.

Hundreds of people, all in one spot, protesting in a peaceful, passionate way. Everyone from my community, of all backgrounds and experiences, in a single act of unison. Even police.

And yet, I was there most of all to listen.

I have no place being a leader of something like this.

I was there to listen and learn.

The Bright Side of Chaos: Before The Shock Doctrine, There Was the Black Death

The Bright Side of Chaos: How Major Calamities Set The Stage For A Better World isn't always going to light and breezy.

Moreover, it's not going to be the most complex take on history. There's details that will be skipped, but I'm trying to paint the broadest picture possible.

The point is: people need to believe in the face of major global catastrophes that there is hope for recovery.

It's not enough to say "we'll get through this" and leave it at that. People want to know there's more on the horizon, and that a new day will come.

It's a foregone conclusion that major global catastrophes

Why I'm doing this

I need to do this because I want to get back out there again, albeit in a very smart and sophisticated way.

It’s important to be intelligent online in a world that’s often stupid and superficial. If I can start contributing again in a manner that will benefit the online population without drawing negative attention to myself, I will do it.