Why Deny the Obvious Child?

Have you ever sensed while talking among friends, family or people you work with that much of our conversation is derivative from mediated cultural sources and sounds more like we're speaking through second-hand voices instead of directly from our own authentic voice? But maybe you wonder as I do what our interests, our sense of ourselves and …

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Muir of Ord

This weekend I won't have much time to write. I'll be off enjoying a weekend of pipes, drums and good friends. "There’s an African proverb: “When death finds you, may it find you alive.” Alive means living your own damn life, not the life that your parents wanted, or the life some cultural group or political party …

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