“Why Is It Important for You That History Have a Direction?”


This question is asked by John Michael Greer in a reply to a comment on his most recent post. He has been slogging through the log-jam of our cultural resistance to abandoning the bi-polar insistence that we are bound either to Heaven or Hell, Utopia or dystopia. That if we cannot have our heart’s desireContinue reading ““Why Is It Important for You That History Have a Direction?””

Utopia is nowhere. Dystopia brings forth our own worst fears.


Perseus and Medusa. Perseus is able to kill Medusa and use her head, with its power to turn all who gazed upon it to stone, to destroy Leviathan and free Andromeda. It’s just struck me in a very straightforward manner that there is a lesson to this tale, we might not have considered. I certainlyContinue reading “Utopia is nowhere. Dystopia brings forth our own worst fears.”

The Search for Hope without Control


“The Search for Hope without Control” The title of this post is a quote from the most recent entry on the Dark Mountain Project’s Blog. Dougald Hine’s conversation with David Abram is a treat to watch and a treasure trove of insight. You’ll have to see the video to find out which one of themContinue reading “The Search for Hope without Control”