Paradoxes

Sunday, 29 March 2009, 16:25 | Category : Uncategorized
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We heard a wildly moving performance of Bach’s St. John Passion last night at the Dallas Bach Society. Much of it is in the strange key of F sharp minor, which caught exactly the feeling of imminent catastrophe, hysterical grief, horror and mystical excitement that must have characterized the city of Jerusalem during that Passover […]

I will return

Friday, 6 March 2009, 13:52 | Category : Uncategorized
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I’m going to be off the web for a week–work, research, exploration.

The Gift Oeconomy

Wednesday, 4 March 2009, 12:36 | Category : Uncategorized
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For several years I’ve been thinking about gifts as the essential partner to market exchanges. Basically, we haggle and buy and sell to make money to give to our nearest and dearest to show our love and invite theirs; and we do good market business by giving our customers or employers more in terms of […]