It is as if the neurological science of memory, which correlates precisely with the workings of our imagination, has been transposed into a work of social progress. In a very real way, we have embedded confusion in a work that requires clarity.
Behind opaque doors doctors were battling for his life. Hooked up to the I.V. with the blood of his father and grandfather being pumped into his veins, the son was receiving medicine to stay out of septic shock. Trying to release another blockage, he was fighting sickness and poison on all internal fronts. He was … Continue reading Quick Reactions
"...tending to our own resilience is a vital task for living well. But that requires not only that we don’t overlook the severity of loss or the suffering that we regularly experience, but also that we experience and embrace the suffering.”
Amid the seeming disorder – the uncertainty and fear, a silent revolution is happening during the corona crisis: a revolution in the way we assess work. The drumming and clapping for health care workers, the public praise for those who stack supermarket shelves – all of this suddenly appears natural to us. And our applause … Continue reading Value of “Work”
Trumpism, Prophets of Deceit suggests, is the inevitable outcome of a social, economic, and political order that generates human needs that it cannot satisfy.
To come to a place of not knowing,a place of faith and flowing,a wild adventure and not a growing,an education in arriving and not going. I don't know the ethics of utility,Experiencing real futility;I don't know the Kantian category,Experiencing infinite trajectory. I don't know who she will bring home,I don't know which hair to comb;I … Continue reading Ambiguity
I would like to honour the contribution of the recently late Sir Ken Robinson. In this video I add commentary to his Royal Science Academy video. So I stop, with commentary to explicate some of the underlying features behind the ideas presented. https://videopress.com/v/wZgHTrV0?preloadContent=metadata
Introduction It is due to my deep affinity to the historical heritages from which this discussion emerges from that I undertake it. My deep concern for my brothers and sisters who value both Chrisitian community and the experience of freedom is that they have become what they criticize. Not uncommonly, they criticize formations of “us … Continue reading Naggingly Abstract Freedom: A Critical Review of “Three Cheers for Socialism”
A dance by the Hajong, one of the minority tribes in Meghalaya. My Tribe Let me be clear, I don’t come from a tribal society. We know that being tribal is bad and being multicultural is good, don’t we? Yet when I write that, I am not so sure. I guess I’d like to say … Continue reading My Tribe
A Political Protest We are faced with numerous cross pressures. We begin to distrust the police. We no longer rely on our traditional religious communities. More and more, the family unit has been showing signs of wear and tear for at least a generation. Moreover, due to a pandemic, the economic machine that keeps us … Continue reading A Battle over Sacred Ground: the Knowledges of Evidence and Faith