Tag Archives: unity

What is beauty?


Human beings universally seek beauty in others, but a misrepresented version plagues our society. In 2007, the US ranked first in the amount spent on beauty products. The average American is exposed to 1,500 advertisements a day, and almost half of those are beauty-related. We’re a culture obsessed with how we look, but the image many women strive for is ... Read More »

NOTES FROM THE INBOX: if we can transform ourselves…

We’re investigating ways to facilitate change, effortlessly, without ego, without fanfare. If we can transform ourselves (which ain’t easy), and we can connect the dots between all the transformations going on around us, humanity has a chance to move from the notion of separateness to that of unity, where the physical expression of the golden rule is as common as ... Read More »

Will the Racial and Ethnic Divide Ever Become a Distant Memory?  

Michael Jackson's Black or White single cover

The power of media to shape our perceptions and values continues to intrigue me. When I tuned into CBS’s Sunday Morning program on a snowy Mother’s Day in the foothills of the Rockies, I was immediately taken by a story about Cheerios and their Super Bowl ad. General Mills took a bold step by featuring a multi-racial family eating Cheerios ... Read More »

Datsyukian Deke and the Unifying Language of Culture

Red Wing's Datsyuk skates pass Chicago Blackhawk's Handzus

There is a small percentage of folks that know what a Datsyukian reference is. Maybe there are a few hundred thousand of us world wide. It could be more, I don’t know. It’s an obscure colloquialism in a small but growing culture. We don’t brag about it. We relish in it. When Datsyukian things happen, we spread the Datsyuk. Our ... Read More »