There's a world where the arc of history bends towards making the unconscious conscious. In that world, sleepwalking becomes a tragic memory, rather than a cultural default. I'm steering towards that world with somatic resonance, mythodynamics & devotion.
"And that's how we measure out our real respect for people—by the degree of feeling they can register, the voltage of life they can carry and tolerate—and enjoy. End of sermon." – Ted Hughes, to his son Nicholas (1986)
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I co-run 750words.com and wrote a book about the art of productive disagreement titled "Why Are We Yelling?" This is my home base for creative projects and experiments along the path of learning how to live in chaotic times.
Unexpected takes on the modern world of work. Paul explores our obsession with work and the default path of success and tries to imagine new possibilities for how we can conceive of life, work & what matters.