History Is Watching Us by William Klein

As famed psychologist Eric Fromme has pointed out, “Human history begins with an act of disobedience.” He notes that Adam and Eve are disobedient and it is part of the human condition. This is an interesting precept as we move through these trying times.  What is disobedience but an attempt at honoring the act of … Continue reading History Is Watching Us by William Klein

The Strain of Isolationist Politics by William Klein

In a Washington Post article in April of 2019, it addressed the growing alt right movements in Europe. The author spoke of a growing trend in fear mongering and racist identity politics.  Places like Germany, pro-Nazi groups have had a resurgent growth in numbers. In America pro-right groups have also seen their fair share of … Continue reading The Strain of Isolationist Politics by William Klein

“Gracious Uncertainty” by William Klein

I heard a great term from Jack Kornfield called “gracious uncertainty.” I love that term.  It identifies with so much during this uncertain time.  We need to learn to cope with fear of the unknown. I see these pro-Trump people who are protesting and expressing their fear.  They are going out and stopping traffic, holding … Continue reading “Gracious Uncertainty” by William Klein

Fear In The Time Of Plague by William Klein

When facing the enemy during the Battle for Lake Erie, Oliver Hazard Perry dispatched, “We have seen the enemy and it is us.” Perry understood in no uncertain terms that the human condition is wrought with frailties and in times of war those frailties will come to light. Great minds that have changed the world … Continue reading Fear In The Time Of Plague by William Klein