We tie ourselves within a web of obligations, forgetting that while these so-called acts of responsibility are meant to help us fulfill our lives, they actually keep us from it. What struck me was the way we handle the mid-term. It’s not just in the short-term that we do everything twice. In the mid-term, inContinue reading “A Web of Obligations”
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We Are Dissatisfied.
We are dissatisfied. And then we expect the other, the world, to change to accommodate to our dissatisfaction. Our dissatisfaction stems from our confusion. Our expectations compound our confusion. The sheer wrongness of this position holds us as if hypnotized, paralyzed, and unable to take in what the other, what the world, is showing us.Continue reading “We Are Dissatisfied.”
Within the Realm of Acceptance
I’ve been asked by a friend to describe why I found a recent boat design commission such a fulfilling experience. Before I’d confessed these feelings I felt uncomfortable deep-down. How could I reconcile taking this on with all I’ve been writing recently about the benefits of turning away from customary paths, of doing no-thing untilContinue reading “Within the Realm of Acceptance”