Tag Archive | civilization

Why kindness matters


Hello readers! I am about 200 or so pages into book 2 of The Century Trilogy, “Winter of the World” by Ken Follett.  What is so compelling about Follett’s portrayal of our recent history in this epic series is how he helps the reader to see the primary motivating factors at work in human nature through […]

My new nature: shedding the need for civilization


  Hello readers, Puttering around my kitchen this morning, a thought that has been shifting around in the sub-floor of the jungle that is my brain started to gently rise through the undergrowth.  Making its way up, the nebulous formation of that thought that has been my preoccupation for a while now became just a […]