Is using Kiva really “Giving”?

Experiment: Writing about personal conundrums. I have been involved with Kiva for several years. Look! I’ve made a huge difference: Wow! So much giving, with so little money! I’m in the 94th percentile of donors! Doesn’t that sound amazing?!  I feel good giving with Kiva. I can see the people I have helped and I haven’t…

We are the same

Experiment: Writing philosophically about a tough subject Today was a bad news day. Terrible events took place. People murdered other people based on ideology. I read too many articles today around the subject of the attacks. Philosophers lashing out about how even kind words of world leaders paint a picture of ‘us’ and ‘them’. Some wonder…

Experiments in Writing

I am not a writer. So, here we go. After realizing that writing rants on Facebook is unlikely to improve my writing skills, I have started a writing blog. No guarantee on quality, frequency, editing, or argumentation. I expect little readership. This is just to get me in the habit of writing.