Never before has the human race needed the power of the mind and much more clarity about what is taking place on the world's stage today than this present time. With so many biases leading to extreme polarization, one finds him or herself enticed to enter the boxing ring without due diligence. Social media and globalization, instead of providing a level playing field, added more fuel to the fire. Even learned individuals have adopted a defensive and reactive approach instead of a conducive and proactive approach. In this collection, the readers will find no specific themes. The pieces were written in real time as events were unfolding, thus being listed in a chronological order by date. While most of these reflections were written in the last couple of years, the thought process encompassed prior experiences that were triggered by recent events.