2020 is a Trip but without much Travel

The great Hunter S. Thompson famously said “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro…” – without a doubt 2020 has fulfilled the first part of the equation but it remains to be seen where the pro weird ones are. Thus far, most of what I’ve seen have...

The Three Evils – Impediments to a Better World

This is my weekly email newsletter – you can subscribe to it here The Three Evils – Impediments to a Better World There are three problems I see clearly: Capitalism and winner take all selfishness as a worldview. Engagement algorithms and data collection used to enhance engagement algorithms. Power...

The No Surf Manifesto

I’m not sure why the no-surf website disappeared or why the no-surf manifesto was deleted by the original poster. This happened in 2020 like so much else – just at a time when people need to be thinking of other things to do besides wasting time on the internet....

Is a Better World Possible?

Aloha! A better world sounds like something impossible…right? Let’s be real, in fact, a better world is impossible because we only have the world we exist in right now. This one. That’s pretty esoteric though – goes right back to the old adage: The past is gone forever, the...

Navigating to a Better World – Truth to Power

I like to start conversations with Aloha. There are a couple of reasons for that. I live in Hawaii Aloha means hello (and goodbye) Aloha means we breathe the same air Aloha is a reminder that we exist together Aloha means love, compassion, and understanding so…. Aloha. I’m Vagobond,...