Category Archives: cultural crisis

Embodiment, Ecstasy, Emptiness

Over the past number of decades, the West has been inundated by philosophical concepts pouring over us from the East. One idea we have grabbed hold of like a life-preserver is the concept of Emptiness. Advertisements

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What’s Love Got To Do With It?

A while ago, I posted a piece on forgiveness. Today, the day of my birth sixty-five years ago, I will attempt to write something of love.

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‘Putin Did It’ ~ The Russians are Coming

What do we know about Russia, right now… about Russia today? I mean, given all the hype and hyperventilating among our major news organizations, pronouncements from congress and their counsels, together with the constant whining of late night TV hosts … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

According to social anthropologists, ethnographers, and paleontologists, a key to human survival, and a primary marker of the Homo genus, is our sociability and propensity to share, whether that means sharing food, tools, or sexual favors.

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Forgiveness

  According to social anthropologists, ethnographers, and paleontologists, a key to human survival, and a primary marker of the Homo genus, is our sociability and propensity to share, whether that means sharing food, tools, or sexual favors. Our earliest forebears, … Continue reading

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