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In General on September 24, 2013 at 22:08

consistentkarma.com: the thinking, reflective, creative person’s blog.

what you’ll find:

stories about the gradual and on-going softening of a hardened east coaster into southern-california life.  this journey parallels my increasing self-acceptance, opening to spirituality, and learning to love myself.

consistentkarma.com is a grounded, humor-laced resource for spiritual growth in the format of straightforward, first-person stories.

wry observations, wit, and reflections strike a balance between humor and depth, with an undercurrent of emotional awareness.

plus, there’s other fun stuff, like recommendations of cool/inspiring music, books, products, articles, and people.

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A Note to Recent College Grads: Get Over Yourselves

In Los Angeles Times internship, Summer 2011 on May 18, 2012 at 12:15

I wrote this unsolicited advice to new graduates in response to a column by The New York Times’ David Brooks:

http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/06/a-note-to-recent-college-grads-get-over-yourselves.html

Violent video games: What’s your take on the Supreme Court’s decision? [Reader poll]

In Los Angeles Times internship, Summer 2011 on May 17, 2012 at 10:58

To switch it up a little on the blog, I let readers cast their own votes about a U.S. Supreme Court decision.  The justices had just overturned a California law that banned retailers from selling or renting violent video games to people under 18 without parental consent.

There were two main arguments about the issue: those who said the California law limited free speech and others who believed kids should not be exposed to the violent games.  We gave our readers those options or the chance to explain another opinion in a poll.  Read it all here:

http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/06/violent-video-games-whats-your-take-on-the-supreme-courts-decision-reader-poll.html

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