Annual Poems Service

Poetry (from the Greed word, poiesis, ‘making’) is a form of expression that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language to present multiple layers of meaning. Creatively using techniques suggesting contrast, irony, metaphor, allusion, myth and humor provide a conversation between surface-level and higher order meaning. The ability to simultaneously reflect on a wide variety … Continue reading Annual Poems Service

Moral Progress

In 1891 Alfred Russel Wallace wrote “Although we have progressed vastly beyond the savage state in intellectual achievements, we have not advanced equally in morals.” This is certainly still the case, nevertheless we have made some progress. When feeling discouraged about social progress it can be encouraging to take a long view. People, worldwide, have … Continue reading Moral Progress