My Blog is organized by time, my webzine, “Reconnaissance” is organized by category, and this page is a fun-sized snack-pack of delicious, crunchy random posts. Every time you reload the page (Hit F5) you’ll be served six random posts.

The Problem with Identity Politics

Is knowing when and where to stop, but also HOW. I’m not sure that anyone really knows how to stop.  In this article the phrase “class-based treatment” refers to the treatment of all members of some identifiable group simply because they are a member: Examples could be Women, Blacks, Latinos, Whites, etc. Identity politics begins […]

Pushed too far

Why stress hormones and fight or flight response are part of ADHD “Teaching” Here’s something that happens to ADHD children a lot:  Getting pushed beyond their limits by accident. Here’s how it works and why it’s so bad. The child says, “I can’t do this.” Adult (teacher or parent) does not believe it, because Adult […]

Spring Morning

“Where am I going? I don’t quite know. Down to the stream where the king-cups grow- Up on a hill where the pine-trees blow- Anywhere, anywhere. I don’t know. Where am I going? The clouds sail by, Little ones, baby ones, over the sky. Where am I going? The shadows pass, Little ones, baby ones, […]

Naked 1: Base Camp “We are so convinced that past evils must repeat themselves that we make them repeat themselves. We dare not risk a new life in which the evils of the past are totally forgotten; a new life seems to imply new evils, and we would rather face evils that are already familiar… Hence we cling […]

Man’s Search for Memeing

Let’s get our subject clear by defining the term. Meme: an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation. Meme: a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly […]

I won’t get better

(Not my writing, preserving author anonymity) I have ADHD. My dad has ADHD. I know that it’s hard for NT folks to understand what it’s like to have ADHD, but you HAVE to stop connecting moral judgment to our ability or inability to do things. We would not be on time if we just loved […]