Category Archives: delusions of progress

How to Live in The Time Of Monsters

 … It is indeed my opinion now that evil is never “radical,” that it is only extreme, and that it possesses neither depth nor any demonic dimension. It can overgrow and lay waste the whole world precisely because it spreads … Continue reading

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Germination

Pencil on Bristol Board. Lately I have been dreaming of  rising through layers within a  living form made of  desire for light. The gentle light of  May, in between the storms flash and rage, filtered through  just warming earth. We … Continue reading

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Education Does not Prepare You for Life: Life is Your Education.

There is only one way to read, which is to browse in libraries and bookshops, picking up books that attract you, reading only those, dropping them when they bore you, skipping the parts that drag — and never, never reading … Continue reading

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A Balanced View into a New Year.

A New Year’s Perspective: John Steinbeck on Good and Evil, the Necessary Contradictions of the Human Nature, and Our Grounds for Lucid Hope By Maria Popova Speaking of the happy new year, I wonder if any year ever had less … Continue reading

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An Initial Attempt to Come to Terms with 2016 : A Poem, 2 Quotes, and A Song

To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, … Continue reading

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More Thoughts from the Land of WTF Just Happened.

“Tomorrow we shall have to invent, once more, the reality of this world” — Octavio Paz I don’t agree with those that think leaving because of the election is a moral thing to do. It is the practical thing, and I … Continue reading

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Post Election Thoughts and Responses

1. I always feel like I don’t like labels. We label to ignore and be safe. I know people label me, but I try look beyond the labels and see what each person is saying. There are human beings behind … Continue reading

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