Learning From Black Lives Matter
This is Your Life
Same as it ever was
Who Am I?
Starting with Mom & Dad
The "mother Complex" - problems with mother
Friends, Acquaintances & Associates
I had a dream - once when I was little
Who are the people in your neighbourhood?
Losing What We Care About
From Dreams to Tacky Substitutes
What's Going On?
Then and now
Help the police, beat yourself up
Forgiveness - an after-thought
Getting Involved - Losers, Who Can Face The Fact
Throwing the Pity Party
Hurting Someone's Feelings
The Chaos - Garbled Communications
Slurs and so on
Using Frameworks, Loving People
What Do We Want? NOW!
Looking Good, Feeling Good
Being a good sport
Rolling in Role
Don't Drink, Eat!
What is it with water?
What is it with protein?
What is it with Carbs?
What is it with fat?
What is it with vitamins?
The good stuff - antioxidants
The bad stuff
Doing nice things
Loving till it hurts
Dancing to a different tune
But What Do We DO?
A sense of meaning
A sense of purpose
Time-enough For Quick Fixes
"Feelings vs Facts" - whatever
Poll after Poll
Gotta Write This Stuff Down
Attention to Detail
Integrity in Everything
"Are There Any Skeletons Here Today?"
Things Will Tell Immediately
Things Will Tell Eventually
Things Will Tell If Asked or Pushed
[A]ctivism : [a]ctivism – the practice
Writing Letters to Politicians
Studying Public Administration and Law
Negotiating with Police
Negotiating with Criminals, when necessary
Networking With Helpful Professionals
Receiving the Odd Death Threat
Involving the Media
Going on Television
Becoming a Surveillance Target
Keeping the Grass Roots INFORMED
Being Targeted for Co-option
Taking ALL the Blame for Failure
Helping [a]ctivists with decision making
The wardrobe department
Polishing Up Our Act
From "I" to "ME"
Meaning? Getting What We Need!
Learning From The Experts
Acting it all Out - The Ivy League Approach
Don't Hate the Player
2nd Nature Without a Script
Not to be taken seriously, at first
Hard, but not as hard as the real thing!
Shelving the Self-help books, for now
Knowing and Really Knowing
Our Assumptions on a Two-way Street
Breaking New Ground, Emotionally
Bursting into Fears
Just Role-play? I know you didn't mean that, but...
The Royal Road to Empathy
Deeper (inner) States
From Over-compensation to Self-affirmation
Growing Stronger Through Feeling Vulnerable
Weight-lifting for [a]ctivists
It's Your Call! - Wearing the Yellow Vest
Speaking the Unspeakable
Hearing it out
Well-meaning Whitewash Talk
Mixed signals from the Chocolate side of town
Some Heavy-lifting for the [A]ctivists
A lil' Shy, huh? Don't Worry
We [a]ctivists will take you there, Right Now!
Getting Serious - while wearing a red nose
Getting Heard - while no-one cares
Getting Generous - while being first in line
Getting Concerned - while walking with a cane
Getting Noticed - Just LOOK at Yourself!
Getting Interesting - If only You Could HEAR Yourself!
Getting Humorous - while describing a disaster sequence
Getting Artistically Creative
"Levels" of Creativity
Not Just a Moment, A Movement!
One Step Beyond…
The Too Average Mainstream
Only Markets have the answer; Really?
We Movements Got It All
Too Cool For Skool
Learning as we Teach
A, B, C, Duh
Learning to Write, more importantly
Rote Learning another look
Into Our Stride
High Quality Survey Courses for ALL
Correct us if we're wrong - making friends with academics
Game Theory - suspending (dis)belief
Recreational Learning because Life's Like...
A Real Live Wire
Just as we were warming up
Don't call us
Documenting our Movement
High Quality Video
Keeping the Faith
in a World Gone MAD!
The spirit of Liberation Theology
from heavy insight to popular bore
Sensualists - making the most of
Dramatists - guess it could be worse
Pragmatists - making do
Humanitarians - making something out of nothing
The Real Deal
Just Say NO? Easier said than done
Getting Stoned without Getting Stoned at All
Round and round the Polls we go
Debating - when arguing is better than sex!
The Advocate - for something
The Nihilist - against everything
The Devil's Advocate - why not?
What would YOU know about Sri-lanka?
What happened to Islam?
What is it with the New Atheists?
What happened to just about everything?
Re-entering the mainstream - dumbing it all back down, sadly
Love my work, hate my job
The wardrobe department
But what do I want to BE? Meeting those who already are
ME and me C.V.
A Portfolio of Work
First Responder. Who Me?
Cooking with a Purpose
Organization and Structure
Learning to take Some things for granted!
Special Interest Groups
For the Vulnerable
Tacky Substitute Focus Group
Self-defence - Let's Get Physical
His-story? How About Our Story
Reporters - bringing it all together
Quality Professional Training - IF We Can Get It!
Proven Standards, With Our Own Twist
Writing All This Stuff Down
Watching the News
Feeding the Imagination
Loose on the public
You know what people are like
Making mistakes - again!
Being lied to
Hard times - again!
Some Days Are Better Than Others
Creating a Sense of Urgency
Working the Guilt Angle
Assuming We Know Best
Presenting it in Writing!
The Negative "them" approach
"The Facts trump Feelings" approach
Singing the Blues
Warning Signs - "you always...", "you never..."
Time Out - alone
There's a Pattern Here, Somewhere…
Easy on the Rebound
Keeping it Together while getting It off our chest
Signs We're Groovin'
Looking Forward To Meeting One Another's Family
Willing to Explain to Others Our Unavailability to Do Other Stuff
Ditching Our Little Black Book
Breathing Easier When Together
Humming Songs Of Faith, Hope And Devotion Under Our Breath
Willing to Go Somewhere We Hate
Saving Money When We Are Spendthrifts
Spending Money When We Know We're Mean
Meeting and Doing Nothing At All - Sounds Terrific!
Being Ourselves Together and Only Realising It Later
Our own fear
What People Fear Most
SOUNDS LIKE INFILTRATION
"Let's Get CRIMINAL"
When We've Done Nothing Wrong
Mobilizing Community Self-reliance
Pooling Resources for Bigger & Better Experiences
Threading Water with the Most Vulnerable
Helping People Register to Vote
Working through Our Differences
Shelving Our Quarrels - at least for now
Learning From a Healthy, Confident, Educated one another
What Could Be More?
Powerful Reasons We Do Nothing - Joking Aside
Power wants us to
Power needs us to
Power is big, Big, BIG
Power makes us feel secure
Power feeds our vanity
Power promises status
Power acts appropriately
We are creatures of habit
High Quality Video; just One approach
Bilingual - Strong Words, Subtle Imagery
Feelings, Facts & Figures
The Script aka the essay
A Rhythm of Emphasis
The Imagery between the lines
Test running with someone’s words we admire
min | min | min | min | min
Past, Present & Future
Static & Dynamic
Now, Ask a 15-year-old!
Tools and Technology
Whatever Happened To Just About Everything?
Everything Is So Homoginized? "GAY"?
Walls Can Come Tumbling Down
Nowhere To Hide
When Institutions Fail Us
Back to Fundamentals
Joined a Cult to Find Myself...
...But I Wasn't There
Same as it ever Was, Really
An Education System That...
...Cannot Keep Up
...Will Not Keep Up
Designing Survey Courses
What Are They?
From Art to Zen
The Theory - a critical look
A Process Whereby...
In Practice - critical love from the insiders
Problems with Processes
Master at - Take Three!
What do Music, Biology and Game Theory?
Have in "Common"? Is This a Joke?
Only Markets have the answer. Really?
Economics - a belief system like any other
Our nature and belief systems
We never talk about them
Co-operation without looking
Makes us cynical about LOOKING!
Close your mind, open your wallet
You'll Get NOTHING, And LIKE It!
Forgive us, but we have a QUESTION
Life's "Survivors" and the spirit of Projection
Worship-ism - comes with the territory
- The believers
- the non-believers
Reading Marx, but where?
The London Financial Times - for the responsible men only
The Class thing - Ruining the Buzz
There is such thing as "them"
They started it, apparently
We're a class but only in relation to them
because they are a class but only in relation to us
Contradictions Highlighted - For every down there's an up
We're all in this together
Perhaps more than we would even like
I get $, how much do you get?
Behind the times?
Phoney (family) Values
because we need a regular supply of
Child Labor in America
sack the school janitors, let the kids do it
Private > State > Worker Ownerhship