Tag: apithology

Traversing into Tagore

In seeking some solace and inspiration the other day, I turned for refuge to the work of Bengali laureate, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). My logic was in times of difficulty and decline some greater perspective may be derived from those who have seen a vastness of ascendency and descent, and decency and assent, in civil society. Superiority in Silence My first…

An ethic of humanity caring

From the discipline of apithology comes the means and method of caring for a small humanity. It makes some comforting sense really, that in having a theory of childhood development and understanding patterns of progression in adult morality, that we might also one day discover an ethic of humanity enablement. One interesting question is what is the ethic that guides…

Only an idea could last this long …

In spending a summer’s afternoon at the Bauhaus archives in Berlin recently I was taken with the history and trajectory of this movement. The products of its attention to an explicit intention reflect for me beauty, utility and economy. Being attributes I cultivate in my own work, I asked: What can Apithology learn from the Bauhaus (as an analogy)?  …

Finding Directions (Differently)

I have been working recently on developing the integrating themes of the last decade of my research work and personal praxis. As part of that process, I asked a number of peers and friends what they thought the contribution of continuity was, the principle that informed all of what I do, that I might carry forward over the next 40…