Continuum of Socialism

The Continuum of Socialism, an Explanation

I am writing this post to help people understand:

* why there is so much confusion and such a strong aversion to the word Socialism today

* why it is very, very misplaced

* how we need to reframe the socialism conversation.

Part of these problems are due to:

* our massively broken education system
* over a hundred years of governmental propaganda and continuously stoked fears

There are technical definitions and then there is the more colloquial usage. I will cover both in this article just for completeness and to help relieve some of the confusion.

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Halaster Blackcloak - Dungeon of the Mad Mage

On to Dungeon of the Mad Mage!!

Hurriedly, we finished Dragon Heist on Sunday (Nov 18) by compressing the last part of the adventure so we could finish the adventure and hurry to the reward. We are a more honorable group who worked mostly with the Harpers (4 people) and the Lords Alliance (2 people), I think, so we gave the money back from the heist to the coffers of Waterdeep at Laerel Silverhand’s request.

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Sea of Vote Buttons

Why you need to vote in EVERY… Single… Election!

Disillusioned with our corrupt government and broken electoral system? Are politics dirty, unconscionable, horrific, and you cannot even stand the thought of watching another candidacy ad or debate? Does the thought of politics make your stomach turn? When a politician speaks do you always expect to see their horribly forked and reptilian tongue? Do you think that politicians don’t really care and don’t represent you? Feel like your vote does not matter… at all!?!

Believe me, I get it. I did not vote for many years and I did not care at all about politics because of thoughts like those… until my 30’s when I really started to care about one issue in particular which sparked a raging fire in me that has not subsided to this day.

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Continuum of Capitalism (Oligarchy vs Communism vs Socialism)

Continuum of Capitalism, an Explanation

This post will discuss my set of Continuum of Capitalism infographics which were added to my post: The Cancer of Capitalism and Its Antidote. I want to explain this idea more because, in that post, I just post these two graphics and do not explain it or do I explain my ideas on economic systems at all. Keep in mind, that this post is speaking in very simplified and very broad and sweeping terms. 

If you have NOT read my Cancer of Capitalism post from above, then please go read it NOW!!

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Evolution of Myth and Religion Tree

Religion, an Overview

I am going to post some really general information on religions from a more academic perspective. Keep in mind, it has been quite a few years (a little more than a decade) since I have really studied this and related topics, so I will try to keep this pretty general. I will also pull ideas from my previous posts on the topic of religion too, as well as some of my other related unpublished works.

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Conversations Across the Social Spectrum

My New Class: Transforming the World: Conversations on Social, Economic, Political, and Sustainable Policy

As I have stated on my new Patreon project I am planning on creating a class in our Yoga studio for conversations on political topics. Here is its description: Transforming the World: Conversations on Social, Economic, Political, and Sustainable Policy Description These FREE conversations will be facilitated by James O’Neill and will focus on social, political, economic, […]

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Support My Writing on Patreon!

In an attempt to support myself with my writing and activism in politics, religion, and sexuality like I am want to do on my blog here, I have created a Patreon account. If you value my writing, works, thoughts and would like help me keep writing and to be able to spend more time doing it, then please jump on over my Patreon page and support me. Every little bit helps! At some point, I hope to be making enough to not have to worry about needing a second job and to possibly even be able to have time run for office.

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TVP Monorail

How Do We Transform Unbridled Capitalism Towards a New Ethical and Eco-humanistic Model?

In reading, researching, and writing about a Resourced Based Economy (RBE) over the last year my complete view of the how the world is and how it could be has radically changed. This post will cover how businesses and entire industries could be transformed while attempting to make the world a better place by attempting to fix unbridled capitalism towards a more ethical model for businesses.

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