Following my last post… I thought I have to do a bit more than just write about the things that matter to me. In that post, I said I have been following a group called World Beyond War. This is one of their posters. it gave me an idea. I also remembered that great poem of … More Peace and Action
Be warned – this is a long post! Block island is a small piece of the world with a big heart. On Wednesday evening our Island Free Library hosted the showing of a new documentary, Seeking Shelter, by Seedworks Films. This film, soon to be available for general viewing, is the culmination of last year’s … More A Global World, all faiths and none
It occurs to me that lots of folk I know are pro-peace. They deplore what is happening in Syria, Yemen, all those places we hear about on the news. Of course they may be, like me from time to time, feeling helpless, wanting to just switch off, wondering what on earth can be done. Well … More Pro-Peace
The Poetry Foundation has just introduced me to Terrence Hayes. OK. lots of folk may say What? You didn’t know this writer? not ever heard of him? and others will say Who? I call myself a scientist, for a kind of preference in the way I think about things, but as all true scientists know, … More Wide world, forever finding
Everywhere is hot, there is the immediate and then the big picture to which I cannot go, I get so frustrated by helplessness. I want a revolution, and have spent years talking about the value of stuff like Evolution, not Revolution. HaHaHa. It comes back to bite. I have a ripe tomato on my little … More Is this a prayer?