Dog Blog: February Doubletake February 23, 2016Posted by wmmbb in DOG BLOG -.
An environment can be photographed, but to be experienced it must be understood. Experience is a function of shared collective programming of mind. There is more to the stories of culture – but it seems to be the case we miss much.
As Dexter, Hannah and I go about our regular transit, we are walking through a culturally transformed landscape, in which ignorance and neglect is as significant as blind agency. Admittedly, it is pushing boundaries to suggest that native animals , who are beings with levels of awareness and sensing lived in the natural ecology. The human beings who lived here for 40 -60,000 years were much more integrated with the natural ecology than those that followed. The train that carried the coal from deep in the escarpment is now a figment of imagination, as is the sounds of the coal crusher and those driven by the ethos of industrial civilization.
There is more to this world than I can see. Dexter and Hannah live in the present. There are two videos from from 6-19 February.
The supporting music for “The Second Week of February” is “Stomping Ground” by Silent Partner:
“Daisy Dukes” is performed by Silent Partner as the back music for ” 13-19 February”:
Iris DeMent is an interesting and courageous singer-song writer. One song in particular is of current relevance and underlines her independent thinking and observation. She wrote and sings, “Living in the Wasteland of the Free”: