Tag Archives: hunger

#BlackFriday: Are We Shopping Sheep or Creative #Followers?

Last year, I wrote about the zombie followers lining up for Black Friday deals. (By the way, I was one of them!) This year, I’m on a budget and in impulse buy recovery, so I’ve decided not to shop today. (When my online “deals” came in the mail, several of them weren’t exactly what I […]

Zombie Romney: Joss Whedon reveals the real reason behind Romnesia

Viral “Zomney” Satirical Video on YouTube At its best, artist leadership is equal parts entertainment and cogent argument. Writer, producer, director Joss Whedon combines them both to comic and gut-punching effect in his viral Oct. 29 video, Whedon on Romney. It’s all over the blogosphere, the newspapers, twitter, email — not just because it’s funny, but […]

Voting Consciously: The Illusion of Hero-Leaders

Kenneth MikkelsenĘ»s article, “Leaders in Search of Followership,” opens up some fascinating ideas that we need to consider in order to vote consciously, paying attention to our American need for heroes in hard times. This archetypal hunger, so deep we can hardly contain ourselves from hoping, can either serve us or defeat us. It depends […]