Author Archives: Steven Scherling

Happy 21st Birthday Valentine Annah!

This is a very special ‘morning page’ as I have been planning to write it all of your life. Writing this just now has brought tears to my eyes, remembering how this day began 21 years ago. The emotions behind … Continue reading

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In Dialogue – Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson

Two of the most popularly significant analytical thinkers on challenges facing our World are Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson. These speakers are introduced, then briefly we listen to them individually speak, then presented are the series of four dialogues they … Continue reading

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Imagine The Strength To Dream

In a recent dream, I am sitting alone in the center of a darkened room like the Fargo Theatre. I could see lights in the projection room, coming under the two doors entering the theatre, and from around the screen. … Continue reading

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Listening With The Third Ear

I recently retrieved from my bedroom bookcase Theodor Reik’s book Listening With The Third Ear and began re-reading Chapter 18 Insight. Reik is a Freudian psychoanalyst, trained by Freud, and the 3rd Ear is a skill of a psychoanalyst listening … Continue reading

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The Frankenstein Trump Prophecies

I have kept Romanyshyn’s book The Wounded Researcher: Research with Soul in Mind close as I am often moved to re-read chapters. I recently re-read Chapter 13 Towards an Ethical Epistemology which requires researchers, all thinking/feeling persons, to examine their … Continue reading

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The I Ching on the Kim Trump Summit

6/10/2018 6:42 am cst. In the news – the meeting between the US and NK. I am asking the I Ching this question: What of the meeting between the United States and North Korea, between Kim and Trump? I just … Continue reading

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In The American Penal Colony – Trumpesque

The title of this blog entry comes from Franz Kafka’s essay In The Penal Colony. Modifying Kafka’s title suggests his allegorical framework can be used to examine America as a penal colony. Wikipedia’s entry says that allegory “is a metaphor … Continue reading

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