Author: Pat Moriarty

The Great Bamboozle

Once reality gets degraded, it’s really hard to get it back.” ~ Keith Darden Bamboozles are the ways we get comfortable with lies. They comfort us, conform to our prejudices and allow us to pretend we’re bigger, better, and prettier than we are. The writer Upton Sinclair described how some get bamboozled: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends … Continue reading The Great Bamboozle »

Give Me Ethics Like Geese

“Interdependence is a fact, not an option.” ~ Peter Coyote  For the longest time I took comfort in being my own boss.  I loved my independence; I thought I was stronger, smarter, more effective when I worked alone.  When I worked with others it meant having to make compromises. History, however, proved me wrong.  I wasn’t, in fact, stronger, smarter or more effective alone.  Quite … Continue reading Give Me Ethics Like Geese »