Category Archives: politics

Why are We Divided?  The Purpose of This Blog Series (Part 3)

The 2016 presidential election was a turning point for me. I woke up the fact that I was living in a “bubble,” like many other liberal voters. We were stunned when there was a backlash among half of the voters … Continue reading

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Why Are We Divided? Part 2

Second part of the Why Are We Divided blog series An Unsustainable American Dream Actually, the American Dream, like a giant Ponzi scheme, has always been unsustainable and untenable. It has finally reached the point where it can no longer … Continue reading

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A New National Narrative: Political Patterns of the Transformative Worldview

In this seven-part blog series, we are exploring the transformative worldview and its many complexities. For an introduction to the transformative worldview, please refer to Part 1 of this series. Last week, we explored the cultural patterns of the transformative … Continue reading

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Unsettling Times: A Troubling Transition, Part 2

These are unsettling times. In an optimistic light, we are merely in the midst of a transitional period in which the old ways of doing things are being disrupted and rejected. From a more pessimistic outlook, we are sliding into … Continue reading

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The Great Cultural Divide: Bridging Differences

by Dr. Denise R. Ames The presidential election of 2016 may seem like a distant memory. But it was instrumental in exposing simmering cultural, social, and political divides that have been bubbling underneath the surface of American society for some … Continue reading

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