How I Let My Best Friend Run My Life for Ten Years

By Brian Thornsburg Friendship isn’t always a beautiful thing. While it can sometimes be the most freeing and meaningful connection we make as humans, not everyone enters honestly. There are a growing number of people in our world that will give the illusion of friendship for nefarious purposes. Oftentimes the victim won’t realize it untilContinue reading “How I Let My Best Friend Run My Life for Ten Years”

Singular Enhancement Optimization: Too Hot to Handle

By Dan Coleman Hello, Each and Every Reader. By reading this and/or any of the other articles about Isolation Moderation, a red hot potato has been dropped into your lap. Regardless of your decisions about the theory, the seed has been planted. Ideally, your perspective will have been altered in a manner that inspires reflection.Continue reading “Singular Enhancement Optimization: Too Hot to Handle”

Singular Enhancement Optimization: Big and Tall

By Dan Coleman Individual freedoms are sacred in this Land of Opportunity that we Americans call home. Poll a cross section of the population asking what freedom means and the responses would be expected to be as varied as the demographics. Freedom of speech, religion, movement. Free enterprise. The opportunity to dream and to pursueContinue reading “Singular Enhancement Optimization: Big and Tall”

Singular Enhancement Optimization: Power Decisions Matter More

By Dan Coleman Being at a party and being tolerated because an invitation was received is one thing. A warm welcome at a party is another. Brandon Burlsworth understood the feeling all too well. Amazingly, he personified elements of the political theory, Isolation Moderation, before it was developed. He examined himself constantly in order toContinue reading “Singular Enhancement Optimization: Power Decisions Matter More”

Singular Enhancement Optimization: Personal Decisions Matter

By Dan Coleman A popular unspoken belief is that living in a free society means a person is at liberty to do what one wants, when one wants, without accountability to anyone, as long as no law is broken. The following story provides evidence to reject this notion by illustrating how a young boy’s decisionsContinue reading “Singular Enhancement Optimization: Personal Decisions Matter”

Culture of Blame: Do you blame yourself or others?

By Millicent Sykes When you think about blame, what scenarios come to mind? Do you think about how your husband forgot to pick up milk from the grocery store? Do you think of how your girlfriend drank too much wine when she was out with the girls? Do you think about politicians who evade theContinue reading “Culture of Blame: Do you blame yourself or others?”

Singular Enhancement Optimization: Impact

By Dan Coleman What is in it for Moi? A natural question for almost any proposed change. Who would fault those potentially impacted by change for thinking it. Fewer would fault those for verbalizing it. An article was published recently introducing a new political theory called Isolation Moderation – one that carries a very likely solutionContinue reading “Singular Enhancement Optimization: Impact”

Feature Story: Meeting the Artist

Time to discover an artist who is utilizing their vision and perspective to create. Who are you and what’s your brand? I’m Diego Flores, a Brazilian artist based in San Diego and my brand is… myself. I’m currently a tattoo artist and applying ink on skin is my medium hahaha, but I like to thinkContinue reading “Feature Story: Meeting the Artist”


By Millicent Sykes and Charlie Taylor How do you decide to define yourself? For some of my identifiers, they don’t go away no matter how hard I try An absurdity of behavioral responses and conceptualization of understanding “I’m checking out of your soap opera” I’m deciding to live the life I destined to be trueContinue reading “Identification”