Christina 🇺🇸 🇨🇦 🏳️🌈
The mind is my playground.
Multiculturalism: Melting Pot vs Mosaic
Mike Pompeo on multiculturalism.
We're raised to be limited & incompatible adults.
*POOF* 🪄 You have 3 wishes!
When there are no limits.
Can we detect evidence of that good or bad vibe someone gives off?
Creating the culture, the lifeblood, of Swell.
What do YOU want to be a part of? What culture do YOU want to be responsible for collaboratively shaping?
MOVED TO @StorySlam! • An historical romance... written 10 seconds at a time. 😍
Let's write another story! • Our scifi story: https://app.swell.life/swellcast/465M
The dynamite tree & the giant demon plant. For real!
This giant demon plant gives you burns if you touch it, and it's spreading
Would you buy technology or appliances made of wood?
Japan developing wooden satellites to cut space junk
We THINK we choose, but the brain decides before we do.
The relativity of time.
With heightened senses, this song is an EXPERIENCE.
Wait for it...
A story written by... all of us. 🖊
Do humans have abilities beyond our current understanding?
The brain or unrealized "abilities"?
TOTD: If you have no concept of right & wrong, can you be found guilty of wrong doing?
From the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil
Why is THIS gift so very tempting?! 🎁
You know you want to.
The value of both certainty & uncertainty.
Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently
If our feelings manifested in the air around us...
If our feelings manifested in the air around us...
Does your pet love or hate certain types of music?
My cat will let me know, sometimes in no uncertain terms. What about your pet? #pets
A few of my World Series of Poker stories. ♦️♣️♥️♠️
Shuffle Up & Deal!
"Light makes shadow. Truth makes lies." Are these true?
Light makes shadow. Truth makes lies.
"...no such thing as objective reality." 🤔
A quantum experiment suggests there’s no such thing as objective reality
MIT Technology Review
What IS strength? What does it REALLY mean to be an alpha?
What Alpha Wolves are REALLY Like | The Art of Manliness
The Art of Manliness
If anger stems from fear, does "righteous" anger exist?
If it does, what is it?
A humanist jaded by humanity.
Could we evolve to viscerally understand, to live life in community with each other, every living creature, & our home - Earth?
An impromptu collab.
I updated my audio intro. What do you think?
Is "looking down on" someone unavoidable?
We look up to some; this is even recommended. While the opposite is criticized; we are even shamed for the possibility.
How would our perspectives differ, if we were immortal?
If we can't truly appreciate life without death & death didn't exist, how would our values differ?
The Nazis drew the line & decided this was too harsh.
The paragon of hate (Hitler & the Nazis.) admired & built their laws around the all too familiar.
Gentlemen: How do you know if you are/aren't sexist?
Or if you do or don't have sexist tendencies?
Tell me a running joke you have with someone.
We can never have too many smiles, chuckles, & laughs. 😆
Can AI evolve to be "more human than human?"
What would that look like?
Words from an ER nurse about COVID-19 patients/deniers.
Even when faced with reality... Her Twitter handle: @JodiDoering
Is there any truth to this quote?
"Love is like oxygen; you can't live without love."
Why highlight in a social media profile, roles many or all of us fill?
"Loving son/daughter." "Loyal friend." What is the importance of these descriptors (and others), often found listed in #socialmedia profiles?
My feathered friends with very distinct personalities.
Fat Fluffy Frank, the demanding blue jay, & the 3 stooges. #animals #birds
Can humans evolve beyond war & conflict?
SHOULD we? Why haven't we?
Is every human interaction a transaction?
(Plus a cameo by Black Bart.)
If a jury had 1,001 members... If SCOTUS had 100 judges...
Would there be any distinct difference in the outcomes? Would they be any more/less just?
Are we all slaves? If so, then what is freedom?
Slaves to our passions, The Man, a higher power. Conceptually, is slavery inescapable?
OMG It's never been about the truth or lies!
It's far easier to hide in a storm of doubt.
What does it mean to be lucky?
This Researcher Reveals How Lucky People Differ From Unlucky People
Can you look at Trump's decisions from outside your politics?
Lean Left? Can you name something good POTUS did? Lean Right? Can you name something bad that he did? https://app.swell.life/swellcast/S6ew
"…the test of a 1st rate intelligence is the ability to hold 2 opposing ideas in the mind…"
Dialectical thinking vs cognitive dissonance. How are we perceived? When are we fooling ourselves?
ONE reason why I REALLY appreciate Swell.
Just one example: https://app.swell.life/swellcast/3mwD
What is your favourite word(s) & why?
Here are 2 of mine, but not necessarily for the reasons you might think! 🤪
Considering a different sort of sci-fi.
A space-faring people with the cultural underpinnings of a long-dead civilization. Human sacrifice? Art & architecture? Beliefs?
The ruin of a civilization & flexibility.
How much of a role does flexibility play (or not play) in the demise of a civilization. Rome for instance??
Facts are anything but concrete.
We seem to think a fact is immutable, so our opinion based on it is set in stone for all time. But is that true? #language
Do you "talk at" or do you "talk to/with" people?
Is one of these better than the other? Or do they each have their time & place? #communication
"What's in a (brand) name?"
What if we renamed Instagram to... #thepowerofwords #influence #culture #branding
Inventor flies on his hoverboard for 22 miles! Would YOU?
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