Is the ‘American mythos’ in need of revision?
I am writing this on the second day of election results, that have shaken the country; rather badly. With the election of Donald Trump, Washington D.C., is in mourning. It looks and feels like almost all of the country is at the precipice of something. Mainstream media are still coming to terms with what this […]
Zen and the art of dying ? De-constructing the cultural norms and aesthetics of death talk
“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to live “ – Marcus Aurelius. I want you to reflect on this positive, life-enforcing thought before I get into discussing death. Close your eyes for a minute and take the […]