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Pity the Nation

Lebanese writer Kahlil Gibran’s poem “Pity the Nation”, published posthumously in the book The Garden of the Prophet in 1933, inspired both English journalist Robert Fisk and Beat Generation poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti. While Fisk’s book, eponymously titled “Pity the Nation” (1990), … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2010

I took a hiatus on Beespace.  2010 was a year without posting or recording impressions here. I needed sanctuary,  nourishment , slow quality time to retreat, read, remix and reshape priorities. Coming back now, unhurriedly, comfortably and at my own … Continue reading

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Kids will be kids

Last January, my 5th blogging anniversary and the end of the sabbatical year went by without pomp or circumstance : 3 posts, sparse tweets, bookmarks and Flickr photos.  Although triggered or lead by digital events and networked conversations, most of … Continue reading

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On dissidence and creativity

Many are the quotes on dissidence…and creativity “Every act of creation is first an act of destruction” – Picasso “Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream” Malcolm Muggeridge “Kites fly highest against the wind” Winston Churchill Some … Continue reading

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