Steve McEllistrem

The Devereaux Dilemma

Monthly Archives: August 2015

Is Buying a Cotton T-Shirt an Environmental Disaster?

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I bought a T-shirt made in China the other day – a simple cotton T-shirt that I presumed was good for the environment because it’s a natural fabric. But then, prodded by a friend, I did a little research and … Continue reading

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Why We Stereotype & Why It Matters

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The world is complicated – that’s hardly news. But it’s important to recognize that fact because our brains don’t like a complicated world. They want a world that makes sense, a world that follows patterns we’re capable of understanding. This … Continue reading

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Conversation with a Flag or A Brautigan Moment

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I spotted a flag flapping in the breeze at half-mast. I stared for only a moment. As I prepared to walk away it said: “Where are you going?” “Back to work,” I replied. “You barely noticed me.” “I saw you … Continue reading

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