Posts Tagged ‘Humanity’

The Myth of the “Good War.” (WWII)

Writing my novels takes a lot of time, especially research. For every chapter written, likely over ten hours of research goes into the efforts, even more time than getting the words on paper. One thing I’ve grappled with is how our nation and others involved with WWII, forever use the narrative that WWII was “necessary”…

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Sensationalized Terrorism?

The word “terrorism” conjures up mixed emotion. On the one hand, anyone dreaming up dropping bombs or shooting down masses of innocent people anywhere certainly is a terrorist act. Yet, isn’t this what happens with war? To me, the word is an oxymoron, it has lost any meaning or fear tactic associated with it. I…

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Masks of Morality (Book 1)

Has America normalized violence as a way of life? MASKS OF MORALITY is a contemporary rollercoaster about a woman who goes from a high-tech marketing executive to becoming obsessed with changing the world after becoming a mother. It’s a story of moral conscience and using positive energy in every choice we make. A message to look…

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Humanity Before Hegemony!

HUMANITY BEFORE HEGEMONY!   A simple excerpt that I feel speaks for the underlying message behind the story in MASKS OF MORALITY: Humanity has such incredible talent and abilities, such vast beauty within each of ourselves. If we only carry in our hearts the awareness of unity among individual forms, we could eliminate so much pointless…

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Books: Where Words can Change the World.

  “Each woman who never wrote a word…still lives.” ~Virginia Woolf     Every year since its launch in 2015, I’ve attended the Bay Area Book Festival in downtown Berkeley. I love it, not because of my bookworm ways but the festival’s theme fits the values I hold dear to my heart. It’s a socially conscious…

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Thanksgiving “His”- story: Whose Story?

THANKSGIVING “HIS”-STORY: WHO’S STORY?   This past weekend, I attended a community fundraising event at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley. This vibrant venue promotes social justice, arts participation, and intercultural understanding. The event I attended, Thangs Taken: Rethinking Thanksgiving, brought together artist, activist, and community to acknowledge the genocide of ten to thirty million Native Americans and…

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