Bohm and Maslow: delight

Bohm’s societal “meaning” may be akin to Maslow’s individual “delight.”

:- Doug.

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Help the grandchildren elder

To help the grandchildren elder we must become aware of learning theory—others’ and our own.

:- Doug.

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Paradoxically elder

Paradoxically elder
Simultaneously do something
and don’t do anything
Intend to
let meaning arise
Question is, do we play
out of awareness or ignorance?

:- Doug.

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Meaning level work

This is meaning level work. What do you see as the meaning of Elders? Of Grandchildren? More, how do we ask the grandchildren what they see?

:- Doug.

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Abandon all hope

Abandon all hope
In favor of awareness

:- Doug.

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Liberated awareness

Absorption may be Grow, Abandon See, and Play Let it be. So it is liberated awareness.

:- Doug.

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Absorption, abandon, and play

I may be missing the key to say we elder for generative purposes—we may actually do so out of absorption, abandon, and play. Then again generativity is likely a side effect of absorption, abandon, and play.

:- Doug.

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The point of games is fun

The point of games is fun—only fun—For the Grandchildren…and us.

:- Doug.

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Pass along?

Will you pass on, or pass along?

:- Doug.

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We are changing the meaning of Elder!

We are changing the meaning of Elder!

:- Doug.

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Footprints in the Windsm # 1789–Drop your tensions to the groundlet

Footprints in the Windsm # 1789

Drop your tensions to the groundlet the earth hold them awhileconverse freelywe’re not so elusive after all


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Our society is divisive because

Our society is divisive because we are thinking in shoulds and oughts. What might entice us to look for integral?

:- Doug.

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Unity and diversity

The elder begins to glimpse the unity and diversity of life, and sees both as integral. Unity is of youth’s idealism, diversity of middling’s troubles and defeats, integrality of eldering’s completions.

:- Doug.

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We don’t hear

We don’t hear
what we don’t hear

:- Doug.

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Roots as much as leaves

Tree needs roots as much as leaves
community conflict as much as harmony
humanity death as much as living

so maybe we need the hate-filled bombastic politician
as much as he supposes he does not need kind welcomers

:- Doug.

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Wisdom I want to say

Wisdom I want to say is empty, not knowing, emptying, accepting, exploring, welcoming.

:- Doug.

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my art

my art
poetry
of people

:- Doug.

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Play prays

Play prays.

:- Doug.

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Wisdom the mirror image

Wisdom is perhaps the mirror image of knowledge: a recognition of how much we don’t know.

:- Doug.

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Edge of a big bubble

We see through the edge of a big bubble.

:- Doug.

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Seeing we see not?

Are we seeing we see not?

:- Doug.

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Edge of our not-seeing

Can we see to the edge of our not-seeing?

:- Doug.

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Edge of our seeing

The edge of our seeing is not seeing.

:- Doug.

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