April 10th, 2021

My tweets

  • Sat, 06:00: “The more you struggle to live, the less you live. Give up the notion that you must be sure of what you are doing. Instead, surrender to what is real within you, for that alone is sure....you are above everything distressing.” ― Spinoza
  • Sat, 07:00: What the previous generation (and the one before...) called spending time outdoors, because they didn't have the money, perhaps, to do much else, has now or is being turned into another wellness industry. Am I missing something?
  • Sat, 07:13: “All life is linked to the earth from which it came; that the stream of life, flowing out of the dim past into the uncertain future, is in reality a unified force, though composed of an infinite number and variety of separate lives.” https://t.co/sd3gDRI73d / Rachel Carson https://t.co/u7m0JjFQ40
  • Sat, 07:16: For UKEdchat April 2021. How to be a professional human. https://t.co/1pRAJAaln3 / not just for the teachers and educators but for everyone who has to wrestle with the dilemma of how they show up at work. https://t.co/inegG5Dxsp
  • Sat, 07:25: I'm going to read this over the weekend. "Complicity and Lesser Evils: A Tale of Two Lawyers" https://t.co/ZAXvL6aNSs As the late Hannah Arendt said: "...staying on the job is self-deception or worse, because like it or not, obedience is support". / (It goes wide than lawyers!)
  • Sat, 08:06: Beautifully still this morning. No sign of the heron. Shame. https://t.co/tCAKPaWmHu
  • Sat, 10:06: Just about to start reading The Triumph of The Therapeutic by the late Philip Rieff (obituary from the Guardian). https://t.co/F9Hyfly0Qc