This conversation, the most recent in a longstanding dialogue, led to my most recent post, The Edifice of Thought.
Jeppe has posted the third and final conversations from my time in Denmark last Fall.
Jeppe has posted the second of our conversations from my time in Denmark at the end of October.
I’m just back from two weeks working with Jeppe Graugaard in Denmark. This recording is the first of a three-part series of conversations resulting from our time together.
What dissolves obsessions and releases us from compulsion is a recognition – through the depths of Grief – that what what we had believed to be essential is futile and that what has made it futile is what allows us to be released from it: We are struck by the realization that to continue in this manner is incoherent.
Ava Osbiston has added this conversation with Jeppe Graugaard on the Dark Mountain website with this introduction:
Over on his blog, PatternWhichConnects, Jeppe Graugaard had this to say about my work. Last year we co-published three of these conversations which delved into some of the processes that underpin the sense of isolation and fragmentation we had both experienced (albeit in different ways) as well as the ways in which we were beginningContinue reading “A Welcome Review”
Thought shapes thinking. We cannot think differently unless we become aware of how thought shapes our thinking. There is a shape implicit in thought, forming a trajectory for our thinking, that is there as we gather a thought. Right there in the act of thinking itself. Technological thinking, institutionalized, taught thinking, what we call rationalContinue reading “The Edifice of Thought*”
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How do we navigate uncertainty? Questions are at the heart of what I do. The following presentation by my friend and colleague Jeppe Dyrendom Graugaard is a straightforward introduction into our shared concerns and gives a good introduction to the context of my work. Recent Posts: Follow My Blog Get new content delivered directly toContinue reading “Let’s get to the point…”
Art and Craft both deal with meaning. In Art we grapple with questions of meaning. In Craft we grapple with our limitations. In Communion we integrate what we’ve found. Reach out. Build relationships. Integrate our human community within the greater community of all life. Engaging with Community we discover purpose. Sharing creative work drives whatContinue reading “Communion”
Attention to perception and creativity is at the heart of what I do. Complexity cannot be reduced to any given certainty. Colleagues have had this to say: …you’ve focused on how even promising responses to our converging predicaments become mired in the internalized power/coercion dynamics which produced them in the first place. Christian Ford OrwellContinue reading “Profile/Contact”