Monthly Archives: December 2012

Civilization

© by Raymond Alexander Kukkee The detailed observation of Humanity has been practiced since the beginning of time and  the conception of the earth itself.  Beliefs rooted in fear, suspicion, and worship of unknown, all-powerful  Gods were used as controlling factors by the rich, powerful and devious with their own agendas and self-enfranchisement. "Civilization" was born screaming.  We can only observe. 92      Winter Point of View: Details               photo ©2012 by rakukkee Humanity cultured the concept of civilization, and that unique process fostered and directed by the powerful established ordered cultures in turn that further  fashioned, controlled, distorted, and eventually destroyed great civilizations. Although civilization has become more advanced technologically, very little is different for humans. We are subject to the same frailties, foibles, and foolishness,  from individual personal relationships to international failures in declarations of war. The modern world remains subject to the same economic disparities, with groups of defined peoples  divided into 'have' and 'have-nots' --relative at all levels, from the personal and individual to the largest universal, international scale. The rich and poor struggle bitterly in established classes, while  ideological and political warfare is shamelessly propagated.  The powerful and political exploit  individual weaknesses. Ambition coupled with  greed, hedonism, and mindless power preys on fear and apathy of the masses to realize and maximize  their own entitlements regardless of lack of compassion or ethics. Civilization at times is most uncivilized; and humanity is, at times, the least humane entity observable upon the face of  this earth. It will not change until quantum changes are made in basic thinking. Humanity needs to be reinvented. Humanity today remains what it always has been; a mystery to be observed, recorded, interpreted, analyzed and perhaps even  improved where possible.  That is what  "Humanity" is about, from personal relationships and interactions in all manner-- to the universe beyond --how we are perceived to interact, live, love, work and  play. What we perceive ourselves to be. How we think. --the essentials of survival itself -thought, question logic, and reason. Perhaps these are some concepts that should be understood as we move into 2013 and onward -having survived another predicted apocalypse of civilization.   Is that Incoming I hear? photo credit:   by author
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Writing Life: How is YOUR Writing Sanctuary?

Writing Life: How is YOUR Writing Sanctuary?

by Raymond Alexander Kukkee "Time is Broken" “Time is Broken”   photo © by rakukkee
“It has special meaning, for it suggests and proves that imperfection can lead to exotic beauty and perfection that is unique.”    

Is Time broken in your writing Sanctuary?

Where do YOU write? Is your ‘writing space’ only for writing, not to be used for any other purpose? Is time broken when you are in your writing sanctuary?   Do you allow, or abhor visitors, disturbances, or distractions?  Is that writing area a sanctuary of the muse? I have my own way of looking at the writing sanctuary.  ....read more   Is that Incoming I hear?  
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