Category Archives: Questions and riddles

A Collage Poem of Random Pieces

…we’re riddled with pointless talk, insane quantities of words and images. Stupidity’s never blind or mute. So it’s not a problem of getting people to express themselves but of providing little gaps of solitude and silence in which they might eventually find … Continue reading

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Breaking the Wall of Displacement -Saskia Sassen

Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations :
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Dark Matter and Dinosaurs

I am fascinated by the way scientifically minded people approach the world as well as the things they discover and ponder. Krista Tippett asks some very insightful questions which produces a stimulating discussion about what goes on in Lisa Randall’s mind when … Continue reading

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The Importance of Survival, Questioning the Obvious and The Rejection of Complicity in the Madness: We Need to Think About These Things.

Even in this place one can survive, and therefore one must want to survive, to tell the story, to bear witness; and that to survive we must force ourselves to save at least the skeleton, the scaffolding, the form of … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Hell

“Fifty Shades of Grey,” the book and the movie, is a celebration of the sadism that dominates nearly every aspect of American culture and lies at the core of pornography and global capitalism. It glorifies our dehumanization of women. It … Continue reading

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Why I Write: Today’s Version

When I write for writing’s sake, I write as exploration, to see what I will say. Most of my mind, that part of my existence that thinks, is a mystery to me and writing helps me gather evidence about what … Continue reading

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65 million years away

God is 65 million years away. Looking into a telescope at earth, he sees dinosaurs. EJ Koh: from the poem “Pledge of Elegance” I don’t know exactly what she means by this but today, when I read it, my mind … Continue reading

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