Planet Waves

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Compelling topic

A compelling topic, and was very moved by the openness of everyone on the call. Makes me want to have an ongoing eroticism class so we can ‘practice’ talking ‘tabu’ to one another and then be able to hold it in the outer circles. Another medicine much needed in our world. Thank you to everyone who shared their charts with us all. — Sharon Adolph Simmons

Courage to examine

Thank you everyone for opening up and helping me realise that I’m not alone, particularly when it comes to not revealing much of who I really am to my sons; this is something I have never had the courage to really examine but think it is time to look honestly at myself. –Fiona Elisabeth Robertson

It always comes back to sex

Thank you, Eric, for speaking my mind about violence in the world and its roots in suppressed/conflicted sexuality. I trace the origin of this screwed up aspect of our national psyche to the Puritan religion injected into our matrix at the beginning of the European invasion. I also see ISIL as the result of conflicted clerics obsessed with our forbidden lady parts (cf. the Ottoman Empire) cloaking themselves in Allah, and then extruding their sexual confusion through a patriarchal template of the most brutal and misogynistic unconsciousness imaginable. That one will take some time to unravel, I’m afraid, because the…