Monthly Archives: September 2020

CoVid-19: Making Sense of the Numbers

This is the 12th in a series of articles on CoVid-19. I am not a medical expert, but have worked with epidemiologists and have some expertise in research, data analysis and statistics. I am producing these articles in the belief that … Continue reading

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Inequality and the Death of the Arts

painting by Bowen Island artist Jeanette Wrenshall, from my own collection My island community is full of artists — one of the largest proportions in the country. They came here, mostly, for sanctuary. It’s an incredibly beautiful and relatively undeveloped … Continue reading

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Misinformed

faked “bible burning by BLM protestors” video produced by RT, a Russian propaganda agency, rebroadcast by Trump Jr and others I got holy children to show me the light, singing “hallelujah, brother how about you”? Yeah, we got holy scriptures … Continue reading

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Fumbling Joyfully Through the Dark

… nothing but forms becoming and crumbling into the fragments of a new becoming, without love or hate or any intelligible principle of change… nothing but commotion and the pure forms of commotion… not free, but a mote in the … Continue reading

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Tim Cliss at the “Nothing Conference”

Following are some edited excerpts from Tim Cliss’s recent talk at the Nothing Conference, which brought together (on Zoom) many of the other leading speakers on radical non-duality, including Tony Parsons, Jim Newman, Andreas Müller, Kenneth Madden, Frank McCaughey, Richard … Continue reading

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The End of Ideas

I believe in intuitions and inspirations. I sometimes feel that I am right. I do not know that I am… I am enough of the artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is … Continue reading

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A Humble Look at Systems Thinking and How Change Happens

photo from a women’s march, source not cited As a student of history, I’m always a bit astonished to discover how much things have changed in a seemingly short period of time. Not always for the better, of course. But … Continue reading

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Links of the Month: September 2020

Oh won’t you come with me, where the Wood River flows? We’ll watch it meander slowly, as the sky turns from red to dark. And as that sun goes down, we’ll throw our arms around each other and tell the … Continue reading

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What If Trump Wins Again?

New Yorker illustration by David Hornsby “I remember a time when everybody knew their place. Time we got back to that.” — supporter of the incumbent American president the day after the 2016 election, cited in Caste Our universal propensity … Continue reading

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