COVID poetics
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COVID poetics

20 — intention

Warm Data reflections #6

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I found this poem when going back over my notes from the Warm Data Host training I attended over the summer. In the session, we’d been talking about ‘conscious purpose’ — what Gregory Bateson described as “a short-cut device to enable you to get quickly at what you want; not to act with maximum wisdom in order to live, but to follow the shortest logical or causal path to get to what you want next…”. I’m not sure




We will not return to normal. Or we may come to redefine it…

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Steve Thorp

Steve Thorp

Integral counsellor & poet. Soul maker. Warm Data host. Edits Unpsychology Magazine & COVID Poetics on Medium.

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