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?
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
Poetic Practice and Risk Our daily living is a continual poetic engagement with experience. We only know personally what we experience and the power of cognitive learning is quite weak. Shifting some … [Read more...] about Poetic Practice and Risk
The Delusion of Numbers and a Number of Delusions I have a friend who was recently threatened with the sack for challenging the delusion that injury rates represent something, safety. The attribution … [Read more...] about The Delusion of Numbers and a Number of Delusions
The Poetics of Resistance and Risk When one is caught in a regime of dictatorial power, where zero is the ideology, much is sustained by the management of Poetics and Semiotics. This is why … [Read more...] about The Poetics of Resistance and Risk
A Poetics of Safety The idea of Poetics captures all forms of knowing that are non-measureable, non- quantitative, yet are essential to the experience of living. We live our life in the in-between … [Read more...] about A Poetics of Safety
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
Someone asked me the other day what was the opposite of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). An interesting question because it begs a binary answer. One might think the opposite of … [Read more...] about A Poetic Worldview