The Wrong Story

I am coming to think that modern man & woman live in the wrong story. The whole, big narrative we slavishly believe and repeat is away off the mark. We got derailed with the Neolithic. I am not the first to point this out. Paul Shepard, Jared Diamond, Robin Fox, and many others have noted…

We have come to where language begins

“Fox”—though only inside that conceptual boundary.  Remove the boundary and—presto!—it is something else. Behold modern man’s great epistemological dilemma. I call it the “Great Forgetting,” after Daniel Quinn. ♠ I am not a real writer.  I must be honest.  A true writer writes regularly, generally daily, consuming quarts of ink.  The hard stuff.  Smell their…