Author Archives: Anngwyn St. Just

Goodbye Columbus

Goodbye Columbus “The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has changed and in many instances, more rapidly.” (Jean Piaget) ” What passes for identity in … Continue reading

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Arendt’s Paradox: The Right To Have Rights

Arendt’s Paradox: The Right To Have Rights “Human rights are not worthy of the name if they do not protect the people we don’t like as well as the people we do.” (Trevor Phillips) “The greatest threat to our way … Continue reading

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NIJMEGEN

NIJMEGEN Photo by Karl-Heinz Rauscher “I live in a crazy time”. (Anne Frank 1929-1945) “Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then you judge me?” (Ann Rule) In June of this year I was … Continue reading

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TIME SPACE AND FRACTALS II

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COLUMBINE REVISITED

COLUMBINE REVISITED Once you have seen the larger pattern,you can longer see a part as the whole ” . (Ursula LeGuin) Shooting sprees are as American as apple pie, convenience stores and mass incarcerations . And yet, the April 20th,1999, … Continue reading

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Moon Over Pennsylvania

Moon Over Pennsylvania “Any politician who wants to run for president, will come to me…” (Reverend Sun Myung Moon) “Have you ever had one of those wars where everything goes wrong” (Hawkeye Pierce) Guns and religion run bone-deep within our … Continue reading

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Enough

ENOUGH “Violence is as American as cherry pie” (H. Rap Brown) “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot someone and not lose voters” (Donald Trump) “When your children act like leaders and your leaders act like … Continue reading

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Todesmarch

  Todesmarch “We as an Earth civilization have not, as yet come to understand ourselves.” (Edgar Mitchell, Astronaut) “Barbarism is not the inheritance of our prehistory. It is the companion that dogs our every step”. (Alain Finkielkraut, Philosopher ) “The … Continue reading

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Men Women War and Peace

“Once upon a time my father was a soldier – he did heal but was never whole… That war defined his life and defined my life before I was even born…One of these days someone needs to write a book … Continue reading

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Fire in the Madhouse

Fire in the Madhouse “Fire In The Madhouse :Trauma And The Human Condition : Volume V offers us a provocative exploration of the flurry of conflicts and preposterous events that swirled globally throughout 2016. Our gratitude to Anngwyn St. Just … Continue reading

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