Self Improvement

Things To Think About

Education or Indoctrination,
Which do we have?Has the education system in the US failed in its mission?

What's Up With Ming

"Did you ever feel like an alien who somehow became stranded on a planet called Earth where nothing seemed to make any sense?" A quote from "Ming The Merciless"

Civilization Rehab

Recovering from civilization can be brutal but neccessary if we are to become truly free from it's influence. Kick the civilization habit here!

Being Human

The Condition Of Our ConditionArticles on the Human condition and how we might improve it.

Resident Lunatic

Ming of course thinks that Darby is a refugee of the cookie factory and anyone finding him should return him to the rubber room immediately.

Single Dad

"Through many years of struggle and going without, the one thing we always had lots of, was love."Bob says that there was always love.

R.E. Darby Bio


R.E. Darby is a self change and personal development specialist as well as a staff writer here at the Agenda of Life Foundation. He grew up in east L.A. wondering if he was a white kid or a chicano. He's about as exciting as corn flakes and he is really grouchy. We lost count of all his personality disorders long ago. Why do we keep him around? Well, even though he's as old as dirt, he rebels against absolutely everything, it's like a pavlovian response with him, and every once in awhile he comes up with some really inovative views of the world and the Human species on it.

Parenting? Huh?

Bob is a 67 years old and a single parent, his daughter is 20. He said that it was difficult trying to learn how to be a regularresponsible citizen after being such a jerk for so long, but learning how to be a good parent was absolutely the toughest job of all.

Aside from writing a book and internet articles, he is the former project director at a nonprofit foundation in the Santa Ynez Valley whichis located in the Santa Barbara area of California. He works at a senior center helping his fellow seniors figure out the internetand e-mail among other activities.

When we asked him to write his personal story. he smiled and said, "Na, much too boring"