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Tarot Journal #47: Seven of Coins

Isolation, Assimilation, Integration Thinking, existentially speaking, is a solitary but not a lonely business; solitude is that human situation in which I keep myself company. Loneliness comes about when I am alone without being able to split up into the … Continue reading

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How to Face an Uncertain Future

In sorrow, pretend to be fearless. In happiness, tremble. ― Jane Hirshfield “Even in the darkest of times we have the right to expect some illumination, and that such illumination may come less from theories and concepts than from the uncertain, … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Thinking Our Way Forward

This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face is turned toward the past. Where we perceive a chain of events, he sees one single catastrophe which keeps piling wreckage upon wreckage and hurls it in front of … Continue reading

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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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Resisting the Habits of the Algorithmic Mind

Michael Sacasas thoughtfully suggests that our reliance on machines to make decisions for us may lead us to outsource our moral judgement, With some Heart of Darkness and Hannah Arendt and a few good examples from recent media sources to … Continue reading

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