Save Yourself First

There are several articles which describe stages of financial status in essentially this order:

Survival
Stability
Security
Success
Significance

Such as: thrivingonpurpose.com/blog/the-5-levels-from-survival-to-significance/

Survival is basically, well, at least you aren’t dead. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Continue reading “Save Yourself First”

Stop Following People Who Have Nothing Good To Say About Themselves

These days there are a lot of people who try to gain fame by telling you how trashy someone else is.

That’s all well & good so long as you want entertainment, but it doesn’t mean they aren’t just as much trash as the people they’re talking about, or worse. Continue reading “Stop Following People Who Have Nothing Good To Say About Themselves”

“Black Panther” Film Discussion [Part 09: Wakanda Is Not A Place…]

There were several layers involved in creating what became the final form of the film “Black Panther”.

The Black Panther comic book character was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Jack Kirby in 1966, a scant two years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_Rights_Act_of_1964The bill was called for by President John F. Kennedy in his Report to the American People on Civil Rights of June 11, 1963,[7] in which he asked for legislation “giving all Americans the right to be served in facilities which are open to the public—hotels, restaurants, theaters, retail stores, and similar establishments”, as well as “greater protection for the right to vote”.

As we all know, reality lags behind legislation, so Black Panther was created while blacks (as opposed to Africans, and who were “Colored” at the time, before the changeover to black) were blatantly being disrespected as part of the status quo of the USA. Continue reading ““Black Panther” Film Discussion [Part 09: Wakanda Is Not A Place…]”

“Black Panther” Film Discussion [Part 08: Conflict & Consequences]

Casino Action

Next, Klaue tried to sell the artifact that N’Jadaka helped him find, recognize, and steal.

Get Out implores T’Challa to kill Klaue or bring him back, and T’Challa pledges to bring him back.. Obviously ignoring the kill suggestion because that isn’t his style.

This sets up the alliance between Get Out and N’Jadaka when he brings Klaue to Wakanda dead in a bag after T’Challa failed to achieve what he told Get Out he would. Continue reading ““Black Panther” Film Discussion [Part 08: Conflict & Consequences]”