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A History of Violence

Competitors. Enemies. It is curious, and telling, that we introduce these inherently violent thematic elements into virtually all areas of life — most notably, and most virulently within ourselves. Should we ever find ways to alleviate this persistent psychological, philosophical, or epistemological pressure, would we know what to do with ourselves, how to behave, how to function in society, or how to communicate?

An Empath Walks into a Fire

There is much to complain about these days, isn’t there? Our Western society is rife with imbalances, violence, judgements, labels, polarity, superficiality, and spiritual disembodiment. One could almost call it conspiratorial in nature, as if some malevolent forces are at work to keep us discontented, disconnected, and dysfunctional.

the chase

there’s a lot of clever language and programming out there that keeps us spinning around and dazed, frustrated, directionless and at odds with ourselves, and each other.

Stalemate

There are individual battles, hard fought, likely justifiable, maybe on some level a rebalancing of things. Regardless, meaningful and reality shifting.

Warrior

In our culture, and seemingly in many on the planet, we have an unnatural bent toward violence, defensiveness, struggle, battling and fighting for our values, beliefs, sovereignty and space.