Not our hope

It’s not our hope
just where we work

:- Doug.

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So that we are disheartened

It may be necessary to explore possible technology futures so that we find ourselves disheartened and lost so that in turn we see more clearly where we find ourselves and where we might better go.

:- Doug.

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Plasticity

Humanicity plasticity

:- Doug.

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Tugging

Tugging the arc

:- Doug.

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Not work

Not work
living
nor bread alone
nor poetry
I do not understand
divinity

:- Doug.

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discovering bread

Finding poems
discovering bread

:- Doug.

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flour egg milk leaven heat

Doing the things
that’s the way to be caught
when death comes calling
nor accomplishing
for that guarantees disappointment
flour egg milk leaven heat
and waiting eating together being by turns

:- Doug.

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Inspired beyond hope

Inspired beyond hope

:- Doug.

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all about

divinity appears
all about

:- Doug.

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centuries off

The destinations
centuries off
nor do we know

:- Doug.

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we imagine we steer

Given a paddle
as we embark
we imagine we steer
and empower
yet

:- Doug.

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Remove need for results

Three hundred years carries the advantage to remove the need for results, freeing us to do the important, the big thing.

:- Doug.

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Footprints in the Windsm # 1932–Waging an heroic embrace

Footprints in the Windsm # 1932

She waged an heroic battle against her disease, we say. Why give disease that much power? Can we find some stories to tell, some conversations we need with which to embrace one another?


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Value of a story?

What is the value of a story to ensuing generations? Might we get intentional about using story not just to build a better world but to grow a better humanity?

:- Doug.

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For sale: threadbare mourning shawl

For sale: baby shoes never worn. Threadbare mourning shawl. 101 stories told into 11 sets of grandchildren’s eyes.

:- Doug.

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Define and stretch a quality

Why do I want my grandchildren to ask better questions? Because I want them to think and live qualitatively. I want them to define a quality of life and stretch to it, rather than simply let life come over them.

:- Doug.

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Recently older

Name 3 people you’ve recently noticed are older.

:- Doug.

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Stories improve lives

Name 3 ways stories might improve the lives of our hearers.

:- Doug.

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Qualities to explore?

Humanicity is the quality of being human. How might our stories affect the qualities the generations explore?

:- Doug.

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Wonderables

Numbers are about quantities
things to compare
Poetry is about qualities
ponderables
wonderables

:- Doug.

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Seeking depth and nuance

As the machines get brighter and take over expert tasks, particularly in statistics and probabilities, the human role in seeking depth and nuance will be encouraged.

:- Doug.

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Study story so that

We study story so that we might engender an improved humanity in 300 years.

:- Doug.

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a little more east

We can touch
the arc so it comes
closer or farther
a little more east
a little more west

:- Doug.

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