Humankind: Wolves In Sheep Clothing

Contrary to popular belief, statistical evidence shows humankind is becoming, perhaps even evolving, into a less-violent species. This of course doesn’t jive with the content of intercity violence, murder and mayhem seen on our nightly news. Not to mention the daily reported human-atrocities happening in the rest of the world. So what gives? Are we a less-violent species today? Has modern civilization tamed the wolf inside us or does the beast still lurk within? — Humankind: Wolves in Sheep Clothing!  By CorkyWK, WordofWayne.com Continue reading “Humankind: Wolves In Sheep Clothing”

Are We One Strange Species or What?

When you get right down to it, we humans are a very strange species. I’m not talking about the strange individuals you see once and a while on the news, or happen to pass on the street, flailing their arms like a windmill warding off invisible insects and mumbling crazily to themselves. No, I’m talking about us, the average normal human being and when you really think about it — even we are pretty strange! Continue reading “Are We One Strange Species or What?”

Emotional Scars: The Price of being Human

Our lives may be unique, in experience and environment, but one thing we all have in common are Life-scars. We all carry personal scars, emotional wounds from life’s up and down roller-coaster ride. For many of us, these scars still fester, having never completely healed. And perhaps, never will? Because emotional scars are sometimes well hidden — even to the ones that bear them. Continue reading “Emotional Scars: The Price of being Human”

Covid-Christmas: A Gift of Political Pandemic Control

In light of the pandemic, we were asked to shrink our traditional thanksgiving to in-house family only and this I did without complaint. After all, common logic dictates that we all must do our part in helping to reduce the spread of this virus. Yet the way things are going, it wouldn’t surprise me if Christmas Too will soon be on the restricted hit list. The question is, with a vaccine just around the corner, how many of us are willing to now also restrict our Christmas as well? Will you be celebrating a Covid-Christmas this year? Continue reading “Covid-Christmas: A Gift of Political Pandemic Control”

Chronic Pain and Addiction: My Story

Admitting publicly that you have an addiction is like revealing a dark personal secret, an embarrassing character flaw or weakness. And for men, this has long been strictly taboo. Back in my day, right or wrong, men were to suffer their self-perceived weaknesses in silence! And for most of my life — that’s how I felt too. Continue reading “Chronic Pain and Addiction: My Story”