Monthly Archives: February 2019

Barry’s Blog # 265: The Ritual of the Presidential Debates, Part One of Three

Our first responsibility as mythological, archetypal thinkers is to take a step back from the dominant political and pop cultural issues to perceive the real stories that are being played out in our culture. The next step is to understand how … Continue reading

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The 2019 Redwood Men’s Conference: The Next Step — Finding Wholeness in a Broken World

 May 24-27, Memorial Day Weekend, Mendocino Woodlands Camp Welcome to our 29th annual conference!  These days we hear the word “broken” everywhere – broken hearts, broken promises, broken treaties, … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 263: Breathing Together, Part Four of Four

…he is constantly being squeezed between the world and his idea of the world. Better to have a broken head – why surrender his corner on the truth? Better just to go crazy. – Stephen Dobyns All things depend on … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 262: Breathing Together, Part Three of Four

Who is he, who even were truth on his tongue, his way of speaking it would make truth almost as offensive as falsehood? – Melville In America part of this heritage is channeled through our unique emphasis on individualism, and, … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 261: Breathing Together, Part Two of Four

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. – Andre Gide As both American history and American mythology have shown us, it is always easier to blame others – dark-skinned people or dark-web conspiracies – for … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 260: Breathing Together, Part One of Four

Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. – Yeats In a previous blog series I offered my perspective on how the gatekeepers of our culture deliberately exclude and demonize much progressive thought by associating it in the reader’s mind with excessively … Continue reading

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