The Facts of Life

I think I know the difference: Facts are what happens, and interpretations are the meanings I give to what happens. Except interpretations are not the meanings I give to what happens. The meanings simply arise. They exist automatically, with no effort—or...
A Good Girlfriend

A Good Girlfriend

I am going to London for three days starting September 17, and that is a miracle. It’s for no reason other than that I want to, and without any intention “to get better” or learn anything or make a contribution or be a more evolved person. I had been thinking about it...

Claiming Our Power

Storm. From light to dark in a second. Thunder but no rain. I wonder if this is what it sounds like in Kyiv—except my only worry is if the power goes out and kills my a/c.  So no, people in Ukraine probably have a different occurring. Our questions might be similar,...

Fact vs Interpretation

I think I know the difference: Facts are what happens, and interpretations are the meanings I give to what happens. Except interpretations are not the meanings I give to what happens. The meanings simply arise. They exist automatically, with no effort—or...
“I Have No Idea…”

“I Have No Idea…”

From Derek Thompson’s recent Atlantic column, “Work in Progress”:   “Last week, I asked readers to tell me what people don’t get about their job. In an economy with thousands of occupations and hundreds of sectors, and where many people within the same large company...