Illusion is a fiction

Illusion is a fiction. Fiction is illusion.

Illusion, verisimilitude, the similarity to truth.

A fiction is a story. All stories are fiction.

A closeness to truth?

Stories are fictions and stories can be true.

And/or not true.

The same story.

Stories are dangerous. That is how they hold our attention.

Danger met with curiosity? Leads somewhere else….

Stories can’t be taken literally.

That’s funny, since stories can be literally literature!

Story met with curiosity can lead us into metaphor.

Into extended, rhyming, fractal metaphor.

This is how illusion, fiction, lead us towards truth.

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My work is centered on attending to the intersection of perception and creativity. Complexity cannot be reduced to any given certainty. Learning is Central: Sharing our gifts, Working together, Teaching and learning in reciprocity. Entering into shared Inquiry, Maintaining these practices as a way of life. Let’s work together to build practices, strengthen dialogue, and discover and develop community. Let me know how we might work together.

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