Parroting – Marc MacYoung

    …something I have been trying to get people to understand is there ARE differences. Very important differences. Starting with who can be treated with, compromised with (reliably), who is over the sanity horizon, who is harmless and who you might have to shoot in the face. Although I include that last option, I’m … [Read more…]

My Personal Story of Internet Otherism: What it is, Who Does it and Why – Erik Kondo

Video link. Otherism also known as Othering is when a person is considered to “not be one of us.” It is the exclusion of a person who deviates from “acceptable” norms. The exclusion can be based on race, religion, ethnicity, country of origin, social economic factors, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and more. Many forms of … [Read more…]

Linguistics – Rory Miller

Words are powerful. The words you use can influence or even control other peoples’ perceptions. And the words you think can influence or even control your comfort level. Changing the words you use to describe a past event can change how you feel about it. Done well, it is processing. Done poorly it is enabling … [Read more…]