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Mullings on teaching, learning, schooling, society, ecology, systems, spirituality, connections…

Blame and Fear

| November 16, 2015

I blame you. You blame me. They blame us. We blame them. Blame fans the flame Of aggression and hatred. Rage burning…. Churning through senseless cycles Of twisted, knotted stomach wrenching Heart ripping agony. Who’s to blame? We pin it on someone… anyone We don’t even care anymore We don’t even know anymore Who’s to […]

Beyond Systems 2: Borderless Cognition

| September 7, 2015

As discussed in my last posting, the mere mention of “systems” brings to mind images of mechanistic-like dynamics. But, this sort of association with living “systems” is problematic. In the embedded video of hawks catching prey and flying through various habitats, we can think about the dynamics of what is occurring, but not so much […]