Monthly Archives: October 2014

lessons from a bird, again

1. self-healing: first, you breathe. then, gently, take stock of your wounds, your fever, whatever is not well. if you’ve been in shock, shake it off, violently, with every muscle in your body, don’t give it purchase to haunt you, … Continue reading

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Links of the Month: October 23, 2014

image by Marsel van Ooosten via overgrowthesystem.com  My worldview continues to shift between those of 5 of the ‘camps’ in my New Political Map: The Existentialist/Dark Mountain camp (J), where my heart lies, and which calls on me to focus attention, … Continue reading

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Grimly Letting Go of the Old Story

cartoon by David Sipress  from the New Yorker I have noticed a subtle change over the last year or two in what (and how) both mainstream and alternative media are reporting (worse news, more indifferently, more dishonestly and more under-reporting). I’ve … Continue reading

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something to believe in

“though we rush ahead to save our time, we are only what we feel” — Neil Young “well we’ve both lived long enough to know we’d trade it all right now for just one minute of real love” — Patrick … Continue reading

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Black Swan: A Thought Experiment

Photo from Agence France Presse via Global Policy Forum This is a thought experiment, and an idea for a possible new video game, one that might actually help us learn about the world most humans live in, appreciate our personal fortune, and help … Continue reading

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