Category Archives: Ideas

Are you married to an Idea?

So many things (shorthand, common use, in this case meaning ideas) to think about…and perhaps it makes sense to start with our relationship to ideas and to things. We live in and among many paradoxes…and recognize only a few of … Continue reading

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We look for truth, and how to live by it

In my first or second year in college, I put two little would be poems on paper, that as I think about them now, have a certain kind of compass like relationship to each other, and to the process that … Continue reading

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Ownership is a Delusion

Many, many years ago, when I was an adolescent, my father gave me the ring he received when he completed the 8th grade. He went no further; economics on a family level made going to work what he needed to … Continue reading

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Belief Systems

Some years ago I read about a Supreme Court justice responding with disbelief to a report about Nazi concentration camps. When challenged by a colleague who said, “are you suggesting that the man is lying?”, the Justice replied, “No, I … Continue reading

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