Author Archives: Anngwyn St. Just

Our Brave New Year

“Great is the truth, but from a practical point of view, still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth” . “One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.” “If one’s different, one is … Continue reading

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Our Year of Fear

“No one can terrorize an entire nation unless we are all his accomplices”. (Edward R.Murrow, Broadcast Journalist) “To him who is in fear – everything rustles”. (Sophocles) “Sometimes you get the squirrel and sometimes the squirrel gets you”. (K. Storm) … Continue reading

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November 2015 Paris Attacks

“Truth is Everywhere” by Gary Lindorff We poets take no responsibility For the forms of civilization; There are architects To create the shells we leave behind. It is our nose for truth That makes us poets, A requirement of human … Continue reading

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Outrage of the Month : America’s War on Halloween

“May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house”. (George Carlin) “Humans are nervous, touchy creatures and can be easily offended… They become focused and energized by taking offense; its makes them feel meaningful and important”. … Continue reading

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Svetlana Alexievich

“To bear witness is an aggressive act. It is born out of refusal to bow to outside pressures to revise or repress experience, a decision to embrace conflict rather than conformity, to endure a lifetime of anger and pain rather … Continue reading

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Bombs Without Borders : Smoke and Mirrors in Afghanistan

“In war, truth is often the first casualty”. (Aeschylus) “War is peace” (George Orwell, 1984) “War in one form or another appeared with the first man. … The capacity of human beings to think up new ways of killing one … Continue reading

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Separation Consciousness

“Who are all these people ?” (Robert C. Koehler) “The children of our empires are now coming ‘home’ to Europe ”. (Bert Hellinger) “Don’t just talk about it. Do something”. (His Holiness, The Dalai Lama) “Once in awhile, an image breaks … Continue reading

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More Death From the Sky: September 11th Lightning Strikes Mecca

On being Muslim: “These virtues do not have ineffable meaning but offer a sense of morality…a way to be, and a way to behave, as a member of the human family”. (HM Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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“Terminal Beach”

“ Diamonds are forever but radiation lasts even longer”. (Chautauqua Hunter)  “To destroy your planet’s ecosystem for imaginary wealth is highly illogical”. (Mr. Spock, Star Trek Science Officer) “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary … Continue reading

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Our House Divided

On the occasion of the July 4th 2015 national holiday and in view of the recent events in Charleston, South Carolina I am posting this except from  Trauma: Time, Space and Fractals. “A house divided against itself, cannot stand.”   … Continue reading

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