It’s no secret that these days people are a little … uppity. Whereas before differences of opinion made for interesting table conversation, expressing an opposing viewpoint can now act as a battlecry for social warfare. Death by poorly punctuated angry comments, anyone? What are we really doing here, though? What’s at the core of all this fighting? In our hearts, we all feel … [Read more...]
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Wow, so 2016 is almost over. Well, good riddance! No one likes you anyway, 2016, so just get out of here! Am I right? Okay, I'll be more positive. It was a hard year though, for many of us. But I'm here to give out advice, so I'd better start acting all role modely. Accessing sage mode now. It's been interesting to observe the "2016 sucks" phenomenon on the internet. … [Read more...]
“Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren't any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you wouldn't be here in the first place. And never forget, no matter how overwhelming life's challenges and problems seem to be, that one person can make a difference in the world. In fact, it is always because of one person that all the … [Read more...]
Since April, protesters have been occupying land around the construction sites of the Dakota Access Pipeline. According to the website for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, "The Dakota Access Pipeline Project, also known as Bakken Oil Pipeline, would extend 1,168 miles across North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois, crossing through communities, farms, tribal land, sensitive … [Read more...]
“If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution.” ― Emma Goldman As you've no doubt gathered from the banner and the About page, RE is an ad-free space dedicated to global activism and critical thought in the areas of current events, culture, spirituality and philosophy. That's not very specific though. Allow me to elaborate. Radically Enlightened is an ad-free space … [Read more...]