We’re a few generations in now to the unceasingly debilitating culture of restrictive ideology and unchecked identity politics. We’ve gradually eroded the institutions of the arts, sciences and education — which are today guided heavily by benefactors, politics and tuition fees; greed, hubris and myopic perspectives.
It is quite an intense hotbed of opinion, politics, triggering and polarization out there these days. We want some semblance of certainty, yet the world we thought we knew is crumbling around us in ways we’d never expected it to.
Trees aren’t afraid of the fire. Some live to a thousand years before they’re ready to fall over, or spontaneously combust, having long observed their heritage and extended family growing up all around them…