Perspectives

Silence is a Commons

Silence is a Commons

"Computers are doing to communication what fences did to pastures and cars did to streets." by Ivan Illich This article is from Ivan Illich's remarks at the "Asahi Symposium Science and Man - The Computer-Managed Society," Tokyo, Japan, March 21, 1982 Minna-san, gladly I accept the honour of addressing this forum on Science and Man. The theme that Mr. Tsuru proposes, "The Computer-Managed Society," sounds an alarm. Clearly you foresee that machines which ape people are tending to encroach on...

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Starting With Community

Starting With Community

Discovering and co-creating, in consciousness, a new set of stories also takes being open to other ways of seeing things, and equally important, a desire to discover new ways of experiencing ourselves. The beliefs and stories that humans share the most, the ones that determine some of our most ardently defended experiences of self, are the ones that say we are separate, that is, separate from each other, separate from life, and separate from the Universe...

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Sooner Or Later We Fall Silent

Sooner Or Later We Fall Silent

It may seem that, due to the limitations of language, the word Consciousness (being a noun) may suggest that it is an object. However, Consciousness is not an object; it is that which is aware of all objects. That would seem to make it a subject. However, even that is not true, because a subject is distinct from its object, and so would also be some kind of an object. Therefore Consciousness, or ‘I,’ is truly beyond this whole subject-object...

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An open message to Charles Eisenstein

An open message to Charles Eisenstein

Been watching you since your beginnings, when you were seeing a few things truly, moved by what was apparently a sincere desire to seek further into truth, and share that experience, conversation or journey with others… And then watching as you began to get side tracked more and more, and more and more, mixing your now fading glimpses of truth into more and more of your own fantasies, beliefs, conditioning and attachments, mistaking your head for an objective perspective upon...

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Multidimensional Thinking

Multidimensional Thinking

Beyond separation... My cousin (who’s writings can be found Here) messaged me the below. I was moved to reply to her with what follows. As I re-read my “Puzzled” blog post it occurred to me that a great many people, particularly those to whom that post was directed, do not see Trump’s FB posts, tweets, actions, etc. as I was describing them. An example is a young man who was once close to my sons, and who thought I was “mad” at...

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