We all know what dead means. During these days of the COVID-19 pandemic the notion is probably closer to the surface than usual.It is all too easy to see “dead” as the end because it usually is an end. Even someone who dislikes binaries and false-dichotomies as much as I do admit the binary of […]
Where are we going?
Very few of us like being kept in the dark about where we are going. There might have been a time when we were happy to jump into a car with our friends who were going “somewhere” without knowing where “somewhere” was . . . but lots of us, certainly me, are past that sort […]
Why ask why?
Asking questions seems to be fundamental to the human experience. I seem to recall my developmental psychology professor telling the class pre-schoolers can ask more than four hundred “Why” questions a day; a statistic I can easily believe. Being asked questions can be irritating but it can also be illuminating. When someone asks you why […]