What am I for? - What new and missing words can teach us about the incredible story told by Nikki Mark
In the “About Phetasy” section there is a hidden gem in the Community Guidelines. Have you read it?
“A community of people more interested in discovering what they are for rather than what they are against.”
I take this line as a challenge. We instinctively look for the negative. It makes sense. We want to eliminate negatives from our lives… the risks, the dangers, the annoyances and pitfalls of all kinds. Will I remember to look for the positives? Will I stop to articulate the thing I am for? What is the thing here I can build upon? The positives are different, better, but perhaps less immediate, more nuanced, and requiring more work, thoughtfulness and time to implement.
It was roughly 20 years ago, and oddly, I still remember where I was, turning the corner on Peach and Rouse, as I listened to a show on the radio. It was probably NPR...