Sue Funkhouser explains that rituals are experiential reminders of what is most valued and are a vital component to creating cohesive company cultures.
“I felt better after purging my memory of the sham and false brotherhood.”
Snake Bloomstrand, on rituals that make a boy into a man.
Kermet Apio on birthday parties, the dreaded bouncy house, and gift bags filled with toys that implode like a Mission Impossible cassette.
Michael C. Phillip on society’s need to be more like Thanksgiving and less like Black Friday.
What can a shiny rock with no intrinsic value provide? Whatever you want it to.
Fishing, like sex and golf, is another thing you don’t have to be good at to enjoy.
“The priority for cosmetically altering genitals goes person who owns the genitals > everybody else.”
Will you have your infant boy circumcised? If not, do you think people should be able to retain the right for religious rituals, or should the practice be banned all together? What if male circumcision took place late in life instead of at infancy?
Adrian Kulp thinks it’s time to get his bed back. Easier said than done.
As different as people and traditions are around the world, sometimes it’s the similarities that sneak up on us and surprise us the most.
Destinations are the goal, but often getting lost is what the journey is all about.
A larger-than-life uncle and “pit bull lawyer” taught Philip Menchaca gratitude for American citizenship.
This is a comment by Trevor Sprague on the post “Where’s My Burning Ant-Glove?”