Rock becoming sand on a beach Diplomacy and knowing where we stand (Thu, 16 Apr 2020) - Beyond the fairly simple premise of “say what you mean and mean what you say” there’s clearly a lot of ground for doing otherwise: for white lies, social niceties, saving face, protecting feelings, greasing the wheel, subterfuge,… (...)
Patterns of tree canopy set against blue sky The picture data paints of us (Tue, 14 Apr 2020) - Taking it to be true that humans have never lived as we currently do – that modern technology and all that comes along with it are a new reality on the face of the earth – it… (...)
Grey clouded sky with light behind What’s the right mindset for news? (Thu, 9 Apr 2020) - Thinking about what it means to be human, what are we to make of all the information now at our fingertips? Looking back to what “news” used to be, it really seems modern life’s expecting a lot… (...)
Ledge of rock over sand at a beach Sensitivity & the place for feeling (Tue, 7 Apr 2020) - When it comes to being human, are we best off leading with our heart or our head? Living through the heart, there’s perhaps a risk of losing our selves by being so caught up in the lives… (...)
Smokey pastel clouds All that we add to neutrality (Sat, 4 Apr 2020) - In life, how much is anything really neutral? We might say facts and statistics are just that – neutral observations of reality – but aren’t they usually wielded within that reality for a certain purpose? Doesn’t our… (...)
Mussels sheltering in rocks on beach Modern challenges to relationship (Thu, 2 Apr 2020) - Looking at the relationships between us, what’s the nature of modern life? It’s perhaps impossible to compare “how things once were” with “how they now are”, but it certainly seems that the way we communicate, relate and… (...)
Tree canopy touching undergrowing plants Being trusted to use our discernment… (Tue, 31 Mar 2020) - As humans, particularly those living in the West, isn’t a lot of faith being placed in our capacity for judgement? In every area of life, it seems we have so many choices to make, so many temptations… (...)
Darkness on the beach at dawn The thought surrounding us (Thu, 26 Mar 2020) - Isn’t it true that, in many ways, we’re constantly surrounded by thought? Our own thoughts of what things are, what they mean, and how it all ties together, then all these other thoughts people have had or… (...)

 

 

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