Digital composites · War

Summoning the Ancient Goddess of War

A day during the war in Ukraine.  An older woman angrily confronts a Russian soldier. She forces a package of sunflower seeds on him and issues a curse: “Take these seeds and put them in your pocket, so at least sunflowers [Ukrainian national flower] will grow when you all lie down here.” I have read… Continue reading Summoning the Ancient Goddess of War

Digital composites · Life, etc.

The Power of Touch

The View In recent years, a wave of studies has documented some incredible emotional and physical health benefits that come from touch. This research is suggesting that touch is truly fundamental to human communication, bonding, and health. (Dacher Keltner) Humans are wired to be touched. From birth until the day we die, our need for… Continue reading The Power of Touch