Posts in category reflection

Enantiodromia in Identity Politics

Enantiodromia in Identity Politics

I recently finished The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are by the great philosopher Alan Watts. Near the end of the book, one word, a concept coined by Carl Jung caught my attention  – Enantiodromia – which describes a tendency “by which the attainment of any extreme position is the point where […]

The Day David Bowie Died

The Day David Bowie Died

I just found out David Bowie died….. —————– I put on Starman on Spotify and closed my eyes tightly. I had to hold my mouth shut with my left hand as I let the realization pass, intensely, through all of my senses. My favorite songs by him queued up over the next hour as it sunk […]

Darling Dolores Park

Darling Dolores Park

It appears as a minuscule green square on all the maps of the city—an outlier among the straight, longitudinal streets that run south from the underbelly of Market Street. This tiny speck, however, has a wonderful energy, drawing the neighborhood out and inviting them to peer over the tops of the buildings across the distant […]

My Podcast Top-Picks

My Podcast Top-Picks

As many of you may know, I listen to podcasts regularly and I also have my own podcast using just my iPhone microphone and recently, my marginally better microphone on my Mac which allows me to speak to guests over Skype. When traveling alone, it gives me a bit of a fly on the wall feeling […]

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