Category Archives: epoche

The future is China

From predatory boardroom practices to draconian public health measures, Orwellian technologies, state-corporate partnerships on censorship and surveillance, Digital ID’s to social credit scores, China’s ways are quietly going global. PHOTO: Qilai Shen We may prefer to forget that China operated … Continue reading

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Pieces of me

Pieces of meCrumbling down like bits of an abandoned houseThere goes another broken tileA shard of shattered window glassAn historic stone. With each gesture of deconstructionLess and less remainsOf what bound it all togetherIn that seeming entityA house, a life, … Continue reading

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See no evil, farewell to the good

Why imagining evil is key to our very survival We need to rediscover our capacity for imagining evil, not just in the mind of an individual but at scale. If we do not, evil will consume us as it has … Continue reading

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know the risks

Heart attacks are all the ragetrending high among the fittest of the fitno one is safe defibrillators in the playground headlines warn us to ‘know the risks’ sleeping too muchsleeping too littlesleeping on the left sideor is it the right?going … Continue reading

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The wisdom of the letting go

I was listening to a talk by the English bard, Malcolm Guite. If the mossy time of ancient stones, their mysterious placement mute to the clamouring conquests of intellectual certainties that frame modernity could produce a human interloper, it would … Continue reading

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I saw you after a long long time

I saw you after a long long time,Longer even than the times we had together. I’m not inclined now, to pretend that anything has changed. Except that in this falling out we had, I am at last learning The lesson … Continue reading

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Forgiveness isn’t what we think

You know that phrase that you hear once and it shoots like a fire-tipped arrow to your heart. And you can feel the Truth in it, like a heart-fire. That’s how I felt when I read Jerry Jampolsky’s line, “Forgiveness … Continue reading

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When the common good becomes mutual harm

Back in June 2021, one month after the Covid health pass had been instituted here in France, I hosted lunch for a friend. At that time, the “passe sanitaire” required proof of Covid vaccination, a negative test within 72 hours … Continue reading

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Recruiting the Vagus Nerve: the best friend you didn’t know you had

Originally posted on La Vie en Yoga:
https://youtu.be/VbyyFRc4tOY The Vagus nerve is a master nerve that controls various functions of the heart, lungs, stomach and intestines.?Without it we would be in constant fight-or-flight stress mode and we would quite simply…

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Welcome to VaGSS

I recently stumbled across a condition called Mass Gamer Stockholm Syndrome – aka MaGSS. Yes, it’s really a thing. MaGSS is psychological condition that affects gamers – which can be video or role-playing gamers – who will defend their favorite … Continue reading

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