Learning the art of not-taking-for-granted

(More untidy, preliminary insights from reading Heidegger. ) Taking a thing for granted is complex. There is an art to not taking something for granted. Being in the world is firmly established, as we interact with other things, tools or technologies, in order to provide the balance needed to be alive, we don’t exactly sense …

& now for something compleeeeeetely different: conceptual poems inspired by libraryofbabel.info & the Upanishads

Jonathan Basile’s libraryofbabel.info is an astonishing piece of art. or, as he puts it, iterature. this compound comes from iteration & literature, two of his reasons for creating the sprawling online library. as he says on the website he has a desire to seek other venues in which to undermine rational discourse, such as the Permuda …

your definitions of ‘authenticity’ a hope for dialogue

if any one can spare a few minutes of their time, i want you to share your definition of authenticity with me for a piece of creative non-fiction i am in the process of writing. don't worry about if it is wordy, gaudy, prophetic, lamentable, clever, funny, whatever, anything will help. the more honest it …