Monthly Archives: November 2019

Barry’s Blog # 303: Military Madness – The Unacknowledged Metaphors in Our Daily Speech, Part Four of Four

Part Four Turn this wall on its side and it becomes a bridge! – Graffiti on the Mexican side of the U.S. border wall Mythopoetic men’s conferences have evolved effective conflict rituals that encourage men to engage with each other … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 302: Military Madness – The Unacknowledged Metaphors in Our Daily Speech, Part Three of Four

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them. – Albert Einstein These days there is much talk about de-colonizing our minds – interrogating ourselves about the unconscious biases, racist opinions, classist ideas, colonialist language (and, … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 301: Military Madness – The Unacknowledged Metaphors in Our Daily Speech, Part Two of Four

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. – Jack London No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman in anger…So we have to just change the culture. Period. And … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 300: Military Madness – The Unacknowledged Metaphors in Our Daily Speech, Part One of Four

Part One Military madness was killing my country. Solitary sadness comes over me. – Graham Nash Imagination is not a solitary thing. Unlike fantasy, which is self-centered, imagination implies dialogue – between what is and what could be. Consider that … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 299: Grief and Remembrance in Greece

What shall I send you, dear one, There in the underworld? If I send you an apple, it will rot, If a quince, it will shrivel; If I send grapes, they will fall away, If a rose, it will droop. … Continue reading

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