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