Category Archives: Ideas

Do what you wanna do – T Connection


Let no-body tell you what to do Gotta be y’own judge and the jury too ah ah ah-ha! Gotta do your thing And let it all hang out. Gotta really show them What you’re all about.   Do What You … Continue reading

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Derek Walcott


Sit. Feast on your life. Continue reading

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Hearing Voices at UoT – Open Minds: Wed 29th March 2017


Very pleased to be leading a workshop  at U of T’s Grad Minds organised Conference Open Minds: Making Headway… Wed 29th Mar, 2017 Session 1c Hearing  Voices 6.40pm to 7.40pm Hearing Voices Kevin Healey (RecoveryNetwork:Toronto) – An invitation to join … Continue reading

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When diagnosis sets us apart…


Such is the power of its hold over our way of understanding ourselves in recent years that if  you look up the word in a dictionary of current usage you’ll need to take a long gaze to get beyond its … Continue reading

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you see all kinds of weird shit


  Hector DeJean, played by Rhys Ifans, is a stereotypical hard-ass-jerk character in “Berlin Station”, here he’s being interviewed/ interrogated  for an investigation into an “op” that went “bad”. This is his response to being asked : Tell me more … Continue reading

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Primordial Mind


If, like me, you live your life knowing first-hand and full-well, from bearing daily witness to the limitations of  thought, logic, reason and order as over-indulged, over-privileged, overrated,  as well as both limited and limiting ways of understanding  the world-universe … Continue reading

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Diagnostical Bolloxupification


If the institution and business of psychiatry can make up disorders “because we could” then we can make up names for what that their doing that does to we humans. Neologism is not, as they would have it, a “symptom” … Continue reading

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the revolution will not be televised – Gil Scott Heron


You will not be able to stay home, brother The revolution will not give your mouth sex appeal… There will be no reruns The revolution will be live….         Gil Scott Heron explaining what they meant by … Continue reading

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the first revolution… Gil Scott Heron


“The first revolution is when you change your mind about how you look at things, and see there might be another way to look at it that you have not been shown. What you see later on is the results … Continue reading

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The Dialogic – Mikhail Bahktin


I’ve had an interest in and been working in dialogue for many years, much of what I’d learned came from a different source, people like David Bohm, Peter Senge, William Isaacs and its application in working with teams and in … Continue reading

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