It is so painful that now, given the helplessness of it all, whatever humor there may once have been in the infinite variety of human foibles is subsumed by the poignancy and terror, the desperation and bewildered hatred at the heart of mass delusion.
These two ways of experiencing the world, Being and Becoming, either by assuming human centrality which doesn’t exist or by de-centralizing humanity and recovering a capacity to experience our deep entanglement with all of life, are not so much mutually exclusive as they are a continuum.
Maybe I could see it if I had eyes on the side of my head instead of looking straight, as if I’m a fish, perpetually suspicious about the possibility of water—as if I once knew of it but have forgotten. That is, if I, a fish, believed in existence.
Grief is a way of loving what has slipped from view. Love is a way of grieving what has not
The classic design of the vessels transporting the kidnapped, the brutalized and dispossessed, the colonized masses brought from Africa to
Whatever else it might mean, emergence implies the most intimate character of life, a constant unfolding of arising and disappearing,
Normal consciousness of form, time, body, the world of interaction, is all cracked. That is, there are cracks in these
Each of the 4Rs of Deep Adaptation, Resilience, Restoration, Relinquishing and Reconciliation is a searching journey from the world we
The I Ching is an ancient code expressing laws of nature. This accumulation of Taoist wisdom is not specifically about
I’ve been receiving regular emails from Michael Meade for years. They are invariably timely and relevant topics full of the