Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Barely Possible Brightness of Teaching

“Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures … Continue reading

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Poor Rocky, Skipper, Shamu, and Migaloo

All living creatures give me a cause to pause as I watch how in their lives they do what they do. I have never felt dominion over them but rather see myself as one with them. Today I saw an … Continue reading

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No Te Preocupes

I’m juggling 1,000 plates riding a unicycle on a high wire. In other words, I’m feeling a bit  Syd Barrett-ish at the moment. This is to say that I perceive creativity with a touch of madcap. Take a listen. This … Continue reading

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Of Bullets and Benjamins

We are a nation held captive by terrorists who are wealthy and white. They fund the campaigns of their puppets who no longer pretend to bring forth a government of the people, by the people, for the people. The less-than-1%, … Continue reading

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