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Daryl Horton

I'm an information and knowledge manager specializing in creating and sustaining learning organizations in a chaotic and often complex environment. I'm also an artist at heart and I do a lot of creative writing.
Daryl Horton has written 54 posts for The Creative Intelligence Corner

Degrees of Love

Rain drops drip Dripping…drip like Lips tangled in confused twists, Teeth embed in flesh, wish Sounds of beating heart Like beating fists Dexterous enough to clinch The folds of skin fingers pinch As palms press Heat rising from flesh Igniting change Merging, merging, merging, Pleasure and pain Pleasure and pain Pleasure and pain.

Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Genocide of Native Americans

The sad reality about the United States of America is that in a matter of a few hundreds years it managed to rewrite its own history into a mythological fantasy. The concepts of liberty, freedom and free enterprise in the “land of the free, home of the brave” are a mere spin. The US was … Continue reading

Police Code of Silence Facts Revealed

The National Institute of Ethics has concluded the most extensive research ever conducted on the police Code of Silence. Between February, 1999 and June, 2000, 3,714 officers and academy recruits from forty-two different states were asked to participate in the study by the Institute. One aspect of the research determined the views of academy recruits, … Continue reading

The Riddle of Steel | Abolitic Books

Sigh… I take a deep breath my palms sweaty, heart pounding, but my resolve steady as I think… Invaders… Occupiers!!! How long says he who lays beneath your feet, How long?   Want to see more? Finish reading at the link below. Source: The Riddle of Steel | Abolitic Books: Challenging Views & Publishing Change

Understanding Dysfunctional Organizations

To understand whether or not an organization is dysfunctional, you only need to answer one question: Which is more important, the meeting or the person who chairs the meeting? The answer to this question says a lot about an organization. We all strive to build organizations that will one day become self-sufficient, but what does … Continue reading

Captain America: Civil War – Short Analysis

The average movie goer may watch Captain America: Civil War and think this action packed movie is awesome. In fact, this movie is pretty awesome. There are some great fight scenes in this movie and a great cast of characters to include one, in particular, many have been waiting to see on the big screen: … Continue reading

Dawn of the Literary Mash-up | Escape Into Life

John does an awesome job of defining what the literary mashup is and even includes some great examples. Literary mashups have been described as the mixing of different literary genres. According to John, “A literary mash-up is a hybrid: half creative fiction in its own right, and half criticism or commentary on the original work.” … Continue reading

Becoming And Being An Activist | PopularResistance.Org

“What people won’t talk (about), what people don’t like to remember is that the success of that movement in Greensboro is probably attributed to no more than eight or 10 people. I can say this: when the television cameras stopped rolling, the folk left. I mean, there were just a very faithful few. McNeil and I … Continue reading

Introduction to Activism – Permanent Culture Now

“A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a  living thing can go against it.”  G.K. Chesterton What is Activism? Activism is quite simply taking action to effect social change; this can occur in a myriad of ways and in a variety of forms. Often it is concerned with ‘how to change the … Continue reading

Mother’s Day by Abolitic