Category Archives: Fire

The Elements

William McClain, who has visited our previous site, recommended this magical video from Iceland.  It features the music of Sigur Ros, the Icelandic group, and a theater troop of developmentally disabled adults who offer us this play on the elements. … Continue reading

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Heat and Cold

“Between the melting and the freezing, the soul sap quivers.”  T. S. Elliot, as quoted in Macauley on p. 207. Heat and cold, while relative experiences of molecular movements and atmospheric states, are an intimate part of our every moment. … Continue reading

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The Four Elements

As we begin our journey around the natural world by visiting/revisiting aspects of the physical world, we start with the introduction and chapter 1 of Elemental Philosophy. For our week we will explore the associations of fire, earth, air, and … Continue reading

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