Category Archives: Our Culture / Ourselves

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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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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Give the Kids a Break

I wonder if there has ever been a generation that didn’t consider the generations that followed it to be spoiled, selfish and hopelessly foolish? With cases of CoVid-19 surging in many areas that thought they’d escaped or moved past the … Continue reading

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When the Aliens Come

photo by Mitchell Kaneshkevich When I was younger, I used to fantasize about our beleaguered planet being visited by aliens. Even as a child, I had a better-than-Hollywood imagination — my envisioned aliens never looked in any way humanoid, and … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Possible Outcome?

I’m a member of a Meetup group that is exploring various aspects of a non-hierarchical, self-organized approach to creating and operating business and other organizations, that is casually known as Teal, and is based on the book Reinventing Organizations. At … Continue reading

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Links of the Month: August 2020

Turn away from your animal kind, Try to leave your body just to live in your mind. Leave your cold cruel mother earth behind, Gaia. As if you were your own creation, As if you were the chosen nation. And … Continue reading

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