Presentation to Uplift Festival, 12.14.2014

Posted on Jan 6, 2015

“The truth goes in and out of stories, you know. What was once true is true no longer. The water has risen from another spring” – Ursula K. LeGuin As individuals we are in transition between two stories that each define what it means to be a human. Our civilization is going through the same […]

A Neat Inversion

Posted on Nov 23, 2014
A Neat Inversion

As an American visiting South Africa I was struck by the near ubiquity of domestic servants among white South Africans. Households that are in all other ways decidedly middle class have at least one and often two or three domestic servants. This bespeaks the enormous inequality of wealth that prevails in that country, one of […]