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The Introvert’s Guide to the New Reality

“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.” Ludwig Wittgenstein Of course we introverts have feelings.  We know that real grief is sometimes too deep for words.  The Covid-19 plague blew in with a whiplash of emotional states, laced … Continue reading

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Van Gogh as Witness

It’s been a week of emotional tension in Europe.   The civil dissonance feels like wounds that compound wound that increase the wounded.   No matter what time I would have driven the French countryside around St. Rémy and Arles … Continue reading

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The Tel Aviv Bubble Bursts

Another steamy day in Tel Aviv. It’s hot, close to 90. The construction crews are out with their vats of concrete. They’re throwing ropes from the roofs of the Bauhaus buildings, previously white, now half of them patchy, gray.   People … Continue reading

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