Category Archives: stories

Discussion area for the topic of: Stories; as they relates to creative inquiry.

DRIVEN…

DRIVEN… TSK Instructor Ken McKeon’s poem brings this up for me… ON THE ROAD… the journey can get monotonous, somewhere between gruesome and gratifying… the space between disgust and desire… bleak and blissful… between lost and found. ‘Where’, seems to … Continue reading

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STORIES… APPLESAUCE…

How many words are there… who would know? If there are almost 7,000 living languages today, each could have several hundreds of thousands of words… if so, then there might be over 2 billion words in use today. Ken’s poem … Continue reading

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The Aliens… “Story of Your Life”

A couple of years ago Jack had us read a story for TSK class. In the short story entitled, ‘Story of your Life’, by Ted Chiang, aliens arrive on earth. The new motion picture ‘Arrival’ is based on the short … Continue reading

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Worlding with Stories

During our time off from TSK classes I’m catching up on some books started but never finished. One is David Loy’s book, “The World is Made of Stories“. Having found some impactful quotes, I forwarded a few to Hayward Fox, … Continue reading

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Self At The Center

TSK IN PSYCHOLOGY A number of long-time students of TSK have engaged in discussions about, and been fascinated by, the possibilities for how TSK IN PSYCHOLOGY might manifest today. To that point… Hayward M. Fox, PhD is a clinical psychologist … Continue reading

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Positions…

Arguments are tiresome, particularly political ones. Election campaigns make me feel like I’m being water boarded. News outlets are relentless with opinion coverage, and it bleeds into the population. Friends, relatives, even acquaintances want to know where I stand, and … Continue reading

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Space Shifting

Our teacher says, “…‘space shifting’ does not only happen when we enter the world of a dream; it is ongoing. A good example is what happens when I remember a past event. If we don’t look closely, we tend to … Continue reading

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The Center of the Pool

In class we’ve been exploring what’s at the center of experience…a controlling self? A knowing space presence…? It is a fascinating probe, a view into the depths of the pool of perception. It seems that stories give shape, form, and … Continue reading

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Beyond Language

Came across this article having read it several years ago. It’s written by a Zen Buddhist, and it’s quite good, in my ‘view’… I see parallels with my interests in language, poetry, and other studies. I often say I am … Continue reading

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Opposites in the same Time and Space

As Being… the past is happening still. It seems like an odd thing to say, but there is a sense in which it is a valid observation…when the point holds the whole… conflicting conceptual things can be so… at the … Continue reading

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