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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Killing Cecil

The killing of Cecil the lion is just one more syllable in the horrifying sentence that is our modern hubris. I watched polished news clips, my stomach recoiling in repulsion, as the text of the American dentist responsible for taking this regal life animated my screen in crisp, clear images: “I had no idea that …Continue Reading >>>

Don’t be so careful

Don’t be so careful. Don’t be so calculating about where you place your feet. Don’t be so logical. The beckoning horizons do not dip into a merciless abyss, from which nothing can be salvaged. You will not fall if you reach the abominable edges – where the ground stops abruptly; you will fly. Yes. there’s …Continue Reading >>>

What lies at the edges

Scientific accuracy isn’t about how well the world ‘out there’ is represented, it is about how well other possibilities and accounts about the world are excluded from the discourse.

Falling might very well be flying – without the tyranny of coordinates.