Bye, Bye Medium, A Retrospective (Part 3, 2021–2023 /The End)

I’m leaving for Substack because my heart-based perspective is, apparently, out of alignment with Medium’s perspective

Bryan Winchell

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See you all over on Substack! (Photo: Author, 12/29/2023).

Note: As this article details, at this start of 2024, I’m transitioning my writing over to Substack. If you enjoyed this piece and are interested in more like it, please consider following me at “The Archetypal Lens” on Substack. Thanks.

Intro: I’m A Lover, Not a Fighter (Or, We Are All Unique Equals, Deserving of Love and How I’ve Shared This Perspective Over the Years)

For as long as I could make words with my mouth or fingers, I’ve used that skill to stir things up. No, not in an aggressive way — I’m much more Lover than Warrior — but in a way that can, indeed, cause people in positions of power to feel threatened by me.

Especially when the person wearing the Suit of Power is in that position for all the wrong reasons. Such reasons include many aspects, but I’d suggest they can usually be boiled down to one thing: Identifying with the ego and its false belief of “I’m not just different from you, I’m better than you.” This is what Australian Indigenous scholar Tyson Yunkaporta, in…

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Bryan Winchell

A Serious Fool who writes about: Personal/collective growth, politics, love of Nature/Humanity, Japan, podcasting, humor, and being a hippie in Service to Life.