No More Jelly Belly’s?

This morning, I was goofing off on Facebook and ran across a troubling article. It said that Jelly Belly chairman Herman Rowland Sr had donated $5000 to Privacy for All Students, an anti-trans campaign dedicated to the repeal of California Assembly Bill 1266. AB 1266, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in August, allows students K-12 […]

A Hornet’s Nest?

All this talk about Paula Deen and Orson Scott Card has stirred up a hornet’s nest. Yesterday, someone said on the Emergent Village Facebook page, “Later today, or tomorrow morning…if you are a morning pooper…every single one of us will sit on a toilet and poop. It will stink. This poop will stink. Why? Because […]

End of the Game?

Quite a few years ago, I read “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card. It’s the story of a young boy (6 years old at the beginning) who was part of a program to breed commanders for Earth’s wars against against the Formics, an alien race with an insect-like appearance and a hive mind. Bullied by […]