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We Should

So, what is truly broken about our perceptual and experiential lens? What element is missing from our formulaic ideas and reality perceptions? What factor in the Life equation propels us so easily and effectively toward misguided and maligned expectations, intentions, and imaginations?

A Dearth of the Real on Earth

This morning it’s raining, which makes me chuckle, as a few weeks ago my landlord was saying something along the lines of, “I wonder how bad this drought might get.” Which made me ask, “What drought?” He said, “They’ve been talking about how dry it might get this year.” To which I responded, frowning, “Sounds like they’ve been watching too much TV.”

Status Quo, Part 4: Escalation

It appears that at least once per generation, and on numerologically significant dates, events are orchestrated to shock and traumatize the human collective. The unsuspecting masses are abruptly interrupted and knocked unsteady while simply living their lives, enjoying familiar routines, pursuing their careers or vocations, practicing their arts or trades, bettering themselves, or providing for their families.