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Orphan Wisdom – Online Event

Online events hosted by Orphan Wisdom. Accessible wherever there is good quality internet access.

October 2020

Stone Fence Sagas – Truth/Reality/Personal Experience – October 29th, 2020

October 29, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$19.95

Truth/Reality/Personal Experience/Stuff Happening: Gateminders, access, accountability in a world gone virtual  Eloquence is reserved for certainties, which include prejudices. It's kept from consternation, from wonder. Those poverties are amplified by the internet. It can't carry the frail seeking-after-companionship of the lonely crowd, the dream of a better day of the sleepless vigilante. The soul, or the screen: those might be the choices. 'True' is a verb. It's a way of cyphering the likelies among all that potential. It's the stuff…

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November 2020

Stone Fence Sagas – Radical Citizenship in a Time of Plague – November 5th, 2020

November 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$19.95

Belonging/Believing: Health, hearth, wholeness and radical citizenship in a time of plague We are living an undeclared occupation. Despair and disbelief: both are religions now. The fantasy of restoration proliferates, threatens. In these few passing moments we are making the near future the kids will inherit. From whence our health and happiness? We've a hard time telling adversary from enemy, adversity from emnity. Here's a clue: The adversary is an ally you wouldn't seek. Before the coming of the missionary,…

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Stone Fence Sagas – Patrimony, Matrimony, Ceremony – November 19th, 2020

November 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$19.95

Patrimony, Matrimony, Ceremony: Vowing in a ritually illiterate culture The fifteen minute secular wedding was crafted to make sure nothing happens. Nobody goes to a wedding to change the world, or to wonder what a wedding is. But weddings aren't celebrations of love, though They're dangersome, conjuring acts. Who to marry? Not as challenging now as whether to marry? how to marry? Vows aren’t promises. They don't need a future. They happen when you make them. Matrimony is older than…

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December 2020

Stone Fence Sagas – They Eat Teachers Here – December 3rd, 2020

December 3, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$19.95

They Eat Teachers Here: Elderhood, apprenticeship and the democratization of wisdom Consumer culture throws teachers up the pop charts. The demands for comfort and for safety and for affirmation call the tune in the self improvement industry. How to trust what is crafted to please you? Nineteen year old students doing the Caesar thing over someone’s lifetime of learning. Universities work like malls. How to trust what is crafted mostly to please you? Wisdom can’t be inherited. Prejudice is. But…

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