If we don’t stop to think about where our outlooks on life stem from, we can miss the chance to form our own opinions about what we want to see from the world.
Every Christmas is different, and this year will be no exception. I’m good with a departure from turkey, and am open to coconut milk eggnog. But of course, adapting to change doesn’t always come easy, especially when love is involved.
Millennials in the business world. I guess I’m one of them. Why does it feel kind of shameful to admit that? Probably because we are the generation most often touted as being entitled, lazy, having poor work ethic, and being high-maintenance, among other less than flattering adjectives.
Somewhere in the past decade, the race toward creating artificial computer intelligence has made incredible strides toward making AI a reality. But what does that mean for humanity and how we might live our lives together with super-intelligent AI systems? Some scientists believe we should find the answer before it finds us.
We, like fabric as one, as the stage is set and the actors prepare for their final acts.
The milk spilled across the table and all over the floor. Its white stain splashed outward and became a ghostly firework there beside the toes of his shoes, which barely scraped the old hardwood floors so used to absorbing these accidents.
A little boy, maybe 4 or 5 years old, asked me about the bees. Then he saw the little star-shaped blue flowers of the borage plant nearby. I bent down and told him, “You can eat these. They are tasty and good for you.” He looked at me kind of wide-eyed and said, “Really?”
How could you tell a child that discrimination has sides, that the Nazi flag flown in Charlottesville, Virgina had sides. So wrong, so very wrong. You and I, me and you, we are also Hebrew – you should feel that in your soul’s fire, deep within where God lives in us all. I am begging you, hear him too.
It has taken a lifetime of living to realize I’m not an expert at life.
When I was a young singer I went to a lot of jam sessions. Jams are great for meeting other musicians, learning how to improvise, and how to communicate with other players. I learned a lot this way, but there was one jam session in particular where I learned something unexpected.