Jason Merchey

Jason Merchey


Kevin Danaher: Money Values vs. Life Values

January 22nd, 2017

Described by The New York Times as the “Paul Revere of globalization’s woes,” Dr. Kevin Danaher is a Co-founder of Global Exchange, the noted human rights organization based in San Francisco. Kevin received his PhD in sociology from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He is the author and/or editor of 11 books, including

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America’s Values Divide

January 22nd, 2017

What does America value? Is there a “values divide” – red state/ blue state, liberal/ conservative, secular/ religous, elite/ popular? Where are our values and ethics (and the political situation that reflects them) leading us? Do liberals or conservatives represent America better? What has been happening lately with conservatives – the fundamentalism, the war-mongering? Do

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A Mother Speaks About Values

January 22nd, 2017

Sheila Ellison is passionate about many things; she had her own website, www.completemom.com, a nonprofit organization, and has written nine books. One of them caught my eye – If Women Ruled the World. Though the title can be a bit off-putting to a man, I read it cover to cover and enjoyed the 150 stories

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A Discussion of Values and Ethics in General

January 22nd, 2017

You may have heard Jenni Prisk, founder of Voices of Women (www.voicesofwomen.org) interview Jason in a couple prior shows. This show is more of a dialogue, with the topic being values and ethics in general. There are some bite-sized chunks of wisdom and information that you can easily take with you, in the form of

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What Is “Living a Life of Value” About?

living a life of value January 10th, 2017

Do You Know What Your Values Are? Are You Enthusiastic About Them? How Can You Improve Yourself and Your World?  These questions get at the concept of ‘living a life of value.’ In this blog, I will explore the place where applied philosophy meets applied psychology, personal growth, and ethics. The goal is to share my thoughts and feelings about this wonderful idea that is bound to make a difference in everyone’s life who spends a little time and thought on the phenomenon. This is vintage Values of the Wise!

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