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In Search of The Purpose of Life

Knowledge and knowledge production

Ancestral knowledge
Inherent knowledge
Academic knowledge

Grandmother's medicine
Sacred knowledge of how to communicate with the forest
To ask for permission and receive abundance

Grandfather's medicine
Watching the shape of the waves and learning their stories of wind and weather
How to steer the sail to collaborate with the wind

Sister's medicine
How to read books
Code those lines into language and sound

Mother's medicine
Love. Unselfish deep and heartfelt love.
Even to love those who do you harm as deep down they are suffering.

Father's medicine
Choice. Build a strong foundation.
Choose how you react to what is in front of you.

Spiritual medicine
How to close my eyes and feel
The infinite universe within and the healing of total experience

Community medicine
Childhood lessons with the triplets Caring, Sharing and Hurting
How to hold someones hand when they have been bullied

Movement medicine
The radical act of dancing together for equality and inclusion
Dancing that speaks all languages

Friendship medicine
How to cry together shipping the sorrows away in a caravan of tears until you start laughing
Then laugh until you cry

Academic medicine
Learn how to question the question and you shall be lost on another level
Inspiration of challenging the perceived

Civil society medicine
Performing the act of deconstructing existing power relations
Creating a space for the children of tomorrow to become artists in their own right

My medicine
From all of this. In all of this.
Because of this. I give.

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Publicerad 2018-12-20 23:18

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