Category Archives: GENERAL

GAIA and Visions of Peace

GAIA is an event I was involved with some time ago and a great inspiration for Nacirema.

I also came across a great site and organization, Visions of Peace , with a mission/vision of  “building a communications infrastructure to support global dialogue and pluralism, based on a global social contract   


Obama’s Birth Certificate

Obama’s Birth Certificate

The inspiration photos…

From our first meeting at Source, these photos launched the discussions that led to the piece…

Must Show I.D. for Employment?

Quotes related to Nacirema, immigration, identity, etc.

~ Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery. ~ Jack Paar

~ Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrations and revolutionists. ~ FDR

~ Our true nationality is mankind. ~ H G Wells

~ A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and a common fear of its neighbors. ~ WR Ing

~ We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race. ~ Cicero

~ The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself. ~ Saul Alinsky

~ As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports. ~ Eric Hobsbawm

~ Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. ~ Zora Neale Hurston

~ I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men. ~ J William Fulbright

Isn’t everyone a part of everyone else?
~ Budd Schulberg

Your Papers, Please: What the Real ID Act Means for New York

England Announces National Identity Card

Who Am I (Words of Alan Watts)

Rage Against the Machine

Conversations with Studs Terkel