Month: July 2015

Philosophical Musings, Uncategorized

On the Title

This blog was all Christin’s idea.  I just hopped on at the last minute. When starting a blog (or a band, or an essay, or a business, or a school…) one of the first questions is, “What do I call it?”  Things have to have names.  If they didn’t have names, nobody would be able …

Philosophical Musings, Uncategorized

Vulnerability and the Creation of “Scattered Themes”

A few weeks ago, I listened to this wonderful conversation between Krista Tippett and Brené Brown on “On Being” about the courage inherent in vulnerability.  Vulnerability is often seen as weakness or naiveté, but Brown makes a convincing case that allowing yourself to become vulnerable belies strength and presence, and that vulnerability is the common denominator of a …