So I am in the middle of binge watching the newest reboot of a wonderful science fiction series called “Battlestar Galactica”. The series is about the war between human and robots. The robots however look human and the series gives you point of view from both the humans and the robots. It is a really good show! I am in the beginning of season 3.  It seems that a robot and a human fell in love and had a baby! It is wild.

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I just read an article yesterday.  The article mentioned that Facebook has been full of #icebucketchallenges. #Icebucketchallenge is simple and powerful. The concept is simple you make a donation to ALS challenge your friends to do the same and then dump a bucket of ice water on yourself. Great right! The article also mentioned that Twitter was full of Ferguson MO stories and updates.  Ferguson MO is a small town in MO just outside of St. Louis MO. In Ferguson an unarmed black male was shot and killed by a white police officer. Shortly after protests were held and looting as well as riots ensued.

So I read the article, which was full of analytics figures that supported the claims, then I looked and found that my twitter feed was full of Ferguson stories and Facebook Ice Bucket. Immediately I thought about the way I update twitter and facebook.  I update my Facebook page with my Twitter account. I like this because I like the Twitter format of only 140 characters and I like both of my accounts to match. So when people see either feed from me they see it all. However other groups and users do not do this. That is obvious.  I know it can seem very tempting to keep our lives separated.  We build boxes. We have a work box, a family box, a friends box, a church box, but the older I get, the less I try and define and use these boxes, it is all just life. I really think that the idea that everything is connected has some serious truth to it

“In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“All things are connected like the blood that unites us. We do not weave the web of life, we are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.” – Chief Seattle – See more at:

 

 

 

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