Wonder upon wonder: the I in the absence of history

January 27, 2018

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We have all been affected by this revolution, and it has, in winning the moment, convinced all of us that we have have not been individually affected by it. In the absence of a history, it is difficult to even see that a revolution has taken place.

The condition of my humanity: arrogant humility

January 20, 2018

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We must, I think, always remain mindful of the fact that anyone of us — and not just those people who we think are the bad guys — can walk the path of good intentions from coercion to oppression.

Another utterly mundane conclusion

November 18, 2017

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Membership in a community isn’t determined by the feelings one has for it. It is determined by the relationships one forms and maintains.

Posted in: Identity

Disco Polo Music: a reminder from Warsaw

November 13, 2017

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I am reminded...

Posted in: Identity, Philosophy

Adventures in Vlogging: Educating Rita

September 18, 2017

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I directed Educating Rita for the Ottawa Little Theatre. I made a number of short video updates ("vlogs") during the rehearsal process. You can watch them in this post.  

Turn on, tune in, and wonder at it all: self-awareness is pretty damned special

August 29, 2017

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The simple fact of a self-aware existence is in itself so remarkable and so fleeting that almost any moment of it can be cherished for its own sake.

Posted in: Philosophy

An utterly mundane conclusion

July 23, 2017

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Life really is pretty simple.

Posted in: Philosophy