Monthly Archives: March 2012

eternity versus ephemera

i used to be a pub musician, creating a very ephemeral art. a friend used to blow glass and sculpt to make objects lasting a long time, perhaps for eternity. but no more. now it’s pigments for printmaking–a medium highly … Continue reading

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‘Genius’

‘The logic is backwards. Genius is the result of doing what you love, not a prerequisite for it.’–eisenstein, the ascent of humanity

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our fearless leader

stephen harper. as a guy, he probably couldn’t harm a child. or a kitten. but as our fearless leader, he is responsible for policies which harm, even kill humans and other beings. how does he sleep at night? how do … Continue reading

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reading The Ascent of Humanity online, http://www.ascentofhumanity.com/

    The Ascent of Humanity by Charles Eisenstein

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robocalls are sneaky

but where’s the opposition?

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‘Cooperation’

‘Cooperation, and not competition, is the primary basis of life and the primary engine of evolution.’–charles eisenstein, the ascent of humanity

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is that what i’m doing when i meditate?

countering boredom. eisenstein writes in the ascent of humanity, ‘All the causes of boredom are permutations of the interior wound of separation. Aside from the impoverishment of our reality, we are uncomfortable doing nothing because of the relentless anxiety that … Continue reading

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boredom

boredom is about 250 years old, and a western dis-ease. how can an inuit stand over a seal hole for hours, a bedouin watch the shifting sands? can meditation cure boredom?

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our crossroads

have we sold our soul? what price? can we buy it back? but if the devil is an illusion, maybe there’s nothing to buy, if we see clearly…

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charles eisenstein’s hope 1

‘… from despair comes surrender, and from surrender comes an opening to new beliefs, a new conception of self and world. From this might come a new way of relating to the world; that is, a new mode of technology … Continue reading

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