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The Yoga of Imprisonment

Between rocks and hard places, flexibility is desperately needed. I taught yoga at the prison for five years. If you’ve ever taken yoga, you know it’s common in the first class for instructors to ask if anyone has had any major injuries or surgeries during their lives. It’s a safety protocol, so the instructor can

By |2011-04-01T05:18:17+00:00October 12th, 2010|0 Comments

Can We Revitalize Public Dialogues?

It’s time to start talking about rebuilding democracy from the grassroots * I helped facilitate two public discussions recently; one delved into a global emergency, and the other a local crisis. Fascinating similarities between them hinted at ways to strengthen community dialoguing and social change. The first discussion involved a panel of three writers noted

By |2011-04-01T05:19:22+00:00December 20th, 2009|0 Comments

The World is Round (and other Mythologies of Modern Science)

A challenge to the common Humanist argument that science is not like a religion * Author's Note: This article of mine exploring the similarities between science and religion, or rather exploring the ways that science and religion are typically thought of and operate in the world, was published in 1997 in The Humanist, the magazine

By |2019-11-30T18:01:26+00:00November 30th, 1997|0 Comments
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