Tag: culture

Bittersweet consolation

The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves. –Vladimir Lenin

If you can be convinced that there is no such thing as race, White culture or Western civilization, then you will never……

Parenting on a hostile planet

I’d like to say a few words about parenting, but before we get started, can you please tell me what pronouns you prefer and how you identify?

As for me, I identify as many things: a man, a husband and a father. And I go by the only pronouns appropriate for those……

Open response to my father

In a recent email, my father made the following observation:

More and more [American Indian] tribes, with the help of casino money, are closing open space, mountains, creeks, old bones and vast areas of a state is closing off their land. I guess they still don’t like the white man…….

On the outside looking in

Looking back on my life, I realize that I have lived as an outsider for a large portion of it. I have spent many years living among people of different cultures, who speak different languages and have different customs and traditions from myself. I used to think this somehow made me more worldly……