Nature’s (rape) Metaphors

This weeks’ A Sense of Place post is up–The Science of Subjugation: I’m not just some Bard spinning human activities into rape metaphor.  I’m emulating the ‘Father of Empiricism,” Francis Bacon….That is, the cherished founder of the ‘Scientific Method’ himself, the very tenet of faith upon which much of Modern Science is founded, compared Nature […]

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Toadstools and Laptops

I have an incredibly fond memory of hefting a Dionysian altar over my shoulder and riding 40 blocks from Dver Winter’s house along Amazon Creek to my home when I lived in Eugene.  She’d painted it and used it for awhile, but after she altered her practice and no longer needed it, gifted it to […]

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