The Disaster That Brought Me To Phoenix: Part 1 – Stan Collins

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The Disaster That Brought Me To Phoenix – Part 1 by Stan Collins I regained consciousness in a puddle of my own blood. I could see out of only my right eye and I feared for the worst. “Where the hell am I?” I was in a daze but managed to stand myself up while dripping blood into the makeshift bowl that I made with my hands. Through one blood-drenched eye, I looked around. There … Read More

The Freedom Experiment Part 2: Journey To The Ranch

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The Freedom Experiment Part 2: Journey To The Ranch One evening, after a week of indecision, interviews, drunken nights, and hungover mornings, I got an unexpected call from a friend. “Hey man, are you free for the next week?” “Well yeah, I suppose so,” I responded. Eight hours later, I was on my way to northern Nevada for what I would soon find out was a week of working on a secluded ranch on a … Read More

Thoughts On Wanting More and How To Get It

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I originally wrote this post in a brown leather traveler’s notebook which doubles as my wallet and business card holder. I used a Mont Blanc fountain pen and a custom blue-black mixture of ink that I extract from a little glass jar on my desk after every 10 pages or so. My reason for writing was nothing more than an excuse not to do the work that I had already tasked myself with. I found … Read More

Is Your Cultural and Political Bias Keeping You From Seeing The Truth?

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Is Your Cultural and Political Bias Keeping You From Seeing The Truth? Have you ever thought about why you believe the things you do? I think CNN and MSNBC are awful networks that purposely mislead people by twisting facts and often blatantly lying about what are actually pretty important issues. I believe this because I tune into those channels, in addition to, organizations on the right like Fox. More importantly, I also listen to alternative media … Read More

It’s Time We Had A Serious Conversation About Racism

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Time For A serious Conversation about Racism I know I’m going to ruffle some feathers with this one, but I think it is important to shine some light on what has undoubtedly been a very popular and controversial topic over the past year. With the rise of groups like Black Lives Matter and increased talk about neo-nazi’s and white supremacists, the issue of race has seemingly become a big problem in America. We all know … Read More