Kevin Hood

Musings

Musings

On Movement, Origins, and Myth

Tending The Fire

Fire connects us to things far beyond our typical everyday comprehension.  In a way it connects to what it truly means to be human.  Beyond any definite framework of what perhaps many philosophers’ have spent their lives trying to put their finger on. And so, I won’t make any attempt to do that here. Though …

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Freedom From Judgement

As the welded, high school desk-chair combo, now free from my enraged grip, sailed across my 10th grade creative writing classroom, I realized that even destruction of property would have no effect on the surging wave of emotions set forth in my body. I would often keep my anger pent up inside.  I would play …

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The Science and Spirit of Barefoot

Her furrowed, dusty indigenous feet had never seen the inside of modern day ‘civilized’ footwear, and as we pressed through the crowded concrete thoroughfare to reach our nautical departure I’m reminded of an excerpt from the journals of Cabeza de Vaca, an early American colonizer for the Spanish Crown.  An excerpt that would dramatically alter …

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