TED Talk

Dismantling Self: The Distorted Reflections We Show The World

Fine.  Various concepts exist that defy easy or simple conceptualization.  I may be a bit of an intellectual masochist, because I’ve decided this blog is mine, and therefore a great place to examine and dissect various assumptions and notions I’ve collected over my nearly three decades alive.  You have been warned. On to today’s topic.  The… Read More »Dismantling Self: The Distorted Reflections We Show The World

Communication Breakdown: How Single Story Labels Contribute to Stereotypes

Have you ever read or heard a story that changed your life?  Most of us have.  What about one that changed your view of another person or country or group?  I know I have.  As humans, it’s surprising at times “…how impressionable and vulnerable we are in the face of a story, particularly as children.”  Chimamanda Ngozi… Read More »Communication Breakdown: How Single Story Labels Contribute to Stereotypes