Topical Guide 112
Rowboat, Drifting in, as Metaphor for Existential Crisis
Childhood Education: Unintended Consequences of
A personal note: The foregoing isn’t directly related to Episode 112, I know. I’ve given it the “Childhood Education: Unintended Consequences of” heading to try to justify including it, but I’ve really included it just to get it off my chest. Nearly every day I see a woman in a local park feeding geese. She seems to fancy herself a sort of Saint Francis (or Saint Frances). She summons the geese to her and sometimes sits on the ground with “her” flock gathered around her. She has them eating from her hand. I have to say it: what she’s really feeding is her own ego, and the geese are probably suffering as a result. There. I’ve said it, and I’m glad.
[more to come on Tuesday, October 18, 2021]
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