Why do I call this blog 71 Widmore Road?
As unreal and unsettling events unfold around the globe, I continually strive to stay calm and mindful, and perhaps you do, too. This blog is where I– and a community of likeminded seekers– ponder deeply what underlies the crises of our times and those throughout history. We have been meeting for five years in a forum that I call cReative asyLum. We are a consortium of mostly artists who are writers, musicians, actors, medical professionals and visual artists.
Like cReative asyLum, our blog is a place to connect to the wisdom of the past, a place for truthfulness, curiosity, compassion. For more on who we are and what we do, please go to our community Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CreativeAsylum/about/
We invite you to join us. Our goals are:
To adopt a psychosocial perspective for probing our challenging times
To focus on the psychological source of evil and violence.
To ask questions that may not have answers.
To let our questions generate as many questions as needed until we reach insight.
To discuss alternative, less polarizing modes of thought and action.
To enjoy the perusal…