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The Last Jedi

December 18, 2017 The Last Jedi The Last Jedi is poised precariously between the past and the future. The Last Jedi picks up right where The Force Awakens left off. It follows the template laid down by The Empire Strikes … Continue reading

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The Poetics of Postmodernism

The Poetics of Postmodernism: A History, Theory and Fiction By Linda Hutchinson, 1988 The term Postmodernism is either under defined or over defined.. Word like discontinuity, disruption, dislocation, decentering, intermittentcy. These terms all seem negative though.  Post-modernism installs and then … Continue reading

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Namaste

March 21, 2009 Namaste is a greeting used in yoga classes. Alice Vaughn-Goldman used it in her class and I used it in mine at Madison Adult Ed. It means, “I honor the place within you in which the entire … Continue reading

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Revolution

November 5, 2013 Revolution   “To women everywhere—the Revolution starts at home,” says Pink on the sleeve of her 2003 CD Try This.  This week I got Try This, I’m Not Dead and Funhouse from the library.  I needed them to … Continue reading

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Pieces of Light

Pieces of Light Pieces of Light: How the Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts by Charles Fennyhough came out in 2012.  Can you remember the first time you did something? Not all of us do … Continue reading

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After Ecstasy, The Laundry

After Ecstasy, The Laundry After Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path was written by Jack Kornfield and it came out in 2000.  Drawing on the experiences and insights of leaders and practitioners within the … Continue reading

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Entropy

February 19, 2007   Entropy has many implications.  It was developed or discovered in relation to thermodynamics.  Entropy, then, is used to describe energy dispersal and the idea of irreversibility. The practical applications grew to encompass the ideas of order … Continue reading

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