Monthly Archives: June 2021

What is our search?

For what is the search of our generation, and of the later generation? :- Doug.

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To which do you belong?

To which century, fore or aft, do you belong? :- Doug.

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Forbears across

How one may feel isolated at home but also have forbears across all generations. :- Doug.

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farther rangers

How people nurture their farther-seeing eye, become long rangers. :- Doug.

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Little things big impossible

I need to find a way to say “anyone can” and yet stir people’s blood—“Come lend me a hand”—What stirs my blood? We can do these little things toward a big impossible end. :- Doug.

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tip to tip two arrows

Imagine: tip to tip two arrows meet: one from the past, one from the future. And the tip? That’s where you stand. At the turning point. As the deciding point. You. Our generation. Crucial. :- Doug.

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What’s left?

What is there left for humans to do? :- Doug.

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Large territories of imagination

One task we could set ourselves as elders in search of our eldering grandchildren is to open large territories of human imagination for our grandchildren and us to explore. Together. :- Doug.

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We the fulcrum

In whom does the past meet the future? Ever the current generation. Presently that means you and me. We are the fulcrum. Here the world turns. Or creaks to a halt. :- Doug.

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The work of ages

How the work of ages touches people who don’t expect to be touched. :- Doug.

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Newly interesting

Can we meet, combining to make each of us new and interesting? :- Doug.

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Few have worked to encounter

Everyone has heard of the future but few have yet worked to encounter it. :- Doug.

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Passes understanding

In conversation that passes understanding I will meet you :- Doug.

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A practice smidge

We will be developing a practice. A practice of thinking. A practice of reaching out. A practice of perceiving differently and connecting the previously unconnected. To the end that we grow humanity just a smidge. :- Doug.

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Run into us?

As much faster they are going than us, will our grandchildren run into us? :- Doug.

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Modifying us

Our course ahead is for working on us, to teach us to think differently, to teach us first to think, then to teach us to encounter strangeness, then to teach us to modify our views of ourselves. :- Doug.

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Century stranger encounters

Encounters with strangers across centuries might modify our view of ourselves. :- Doug.

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