Is Your Ethic of Risk Poetic? I define risk as ‘the faith and trust required to suspend uncertainty to act’. When we discuss Ethics and Risk we must reflect on our worldview and how we are disposed … [Read more...] about Is Your Ethic of Risk Poetic?
Solace In Times of Uncertainty Amidst the constant uncertainty of life, there are no answers found in measurables. There is no assurance to uncertainty in Qanta … [Read more...] about Solace In Times of Uncertainty
Poetics of the Self When it comes to risk and safety, method is critical. Brutalizing and dehumanizing people to get a safety outcome doesn’t work … [Read more...] about Poetics of the Self
Does Safety Have A Soul? In Chapter 1 of my latest book Envisioning Risk, Seeing, Vision and Meaning in Risk , I discuss the linguistics of ‘soul’ in art, music and movies. In the top 500 songs of … [Read more...] about Does Safety Have A Soul?
X to Zero and Zero to X People often ask me what I think is the opposite of zero expecting me to say ‘infinity’ but of course zero and infinity are the same thing. Whilst the quest for opposites is … [Read more...] about X to Zero and Zero to X
Guest Poem by Sergeant Safety Standing to attention, only receiving disdain, Telling, Yelling, Commanding, this is not a game. Feeble excuses to my ears, lame, Those that don’t obey must desire … [Read more...] about Sergeant Safety
A Covid-19 Poem From the Safety Meteorologist The Clouds blew in so fast today They told me something, they didn’t say, They covered my mind with a shade of grey My blue was gone and plans … [Read more...] about Were We Ever in Control?
The idea of poetics stems back to Aristotle and denotes (https://www.iep.utm.edu/aris-poe/) experiences and non-technique (Ellul) focused modes of knowing and thinking (namely STEM). Poetry is one … [Read more...] about The Poetics of Risk