I have struggled recently to take in and understand what is happening in the United States right now. Not because it seems out of line or out of nowhere, but because I'm on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean when my country is tearing itself apart in the quest for change and for justice … Continue reading “Do the Right Thing” **
Monsters do not seek the shriveled empathy grown in the moral philosopher's over-weeded garden. Monsters ask to be met in the space where we are most human: where we hope against hope to be loved.
An intentional complication There are 4 major areas to consider regarding the current situation in Spain, where the region of Catalonia recently held a referendum on a declaration of independence: the economic reasons for Spain's insistence on retaining Catalonia,the questions arising from a newly independent Catalonia with regards to the European Union, with an eye … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Catalonia
https://www.audiomack.com/song/deselinord/southern-new-england-activists-turn-out-for-health-care-during-vp-visit Photo by Selene Means. Wallace Salanpo holds a sign amidst other protesters.
Sometimes, as I read the news, I try and imagine a different man as president. This other man has been duped into office. He is a man of limited intellect and even less insight. He is hopelessly ill-equipped to do the job before him, and is scared to do it at all, because all of … Continue reading 2017.03.31: exercises of the imagination