Category Archives: Relationships

Triage: Dr. James Orbinski

A review of the documentary, “Triage:  Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma,” 2007, on NetFlix now. Dr. James Orbinski worked with Doctors Without Borders for many years, eventually ending up as their president.  He treated hundreds of people in Somalia, Rwanda … Continue reading

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formlessness

formlessness. light and darkness. the forms begin to emerge. sex.  voo doo.  money.  the arts.  food. creative expression.  happiness and sadness. intellectual thought.  romantic love.  the assertion of the will of “i am.”  the softness of the heart.  ahh. a … Continue reading

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The PLANET Somalia Project

By placing the Internet into the hands of adults and youth within the school system, we further empower an already technology-strong population.  Like so many other tools to which we have access, the Internet gives us enormous potential:  the capacity … Continue reading

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Building a Sense of Security

“All sides [of a conflict] have a need for security, and increasing the feeling of security of one side does not diminish the security of the other side, as is commonly believed. Rather the opposite is generally true: the more … Continue reading

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Resolving Intractable Conflicts: An Inner Approach (Part I)

A conflict arises when one or more parties want to change the status quo. If all parties are satisfied with the way things are, no conflict arises. The scope of a conflict can be defined as the difference between the … Continue reading

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Resolving Intractable Conflicts: An Inner Approach (Part II)

In Part I of this blog-post, I wrote about the need to seduce people into the practice of meditation techniques and right prayer, so as to bring about the conditions needed for more fruitful negotiations of intractable conflicts. James Hillman, … Continue reading

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Beyond Information

In a world awash with data, please remember:  there is something immensely valuable beyond information.  A beautiful, divine silence exists beyond the mind-stuff. There is a miraculous, subtle force in play which moves us gently toward this silence.  This is … Continue reading

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