Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post Confession of a Fear Critic: Treatments of Fear
"It is a teaching to see someone who has held a belief in their research focus begin to question their trajectory and possible missteps along the way. Turning the lens of critic on the self through critical research. We all have so many biases and I…"
Jun 3
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post Right Kind of Education: Fear Education
"I look forward to reading the Krishnamurti book!
Feb 21, 2021
R.Michael Fisher commented on Barbara Bickel's blog post Living With and Interrupting the Cycle of a Legacy of Fear
"I've always argued, not just theoretically but phenomenologically, that any discussion, analysis or solutions to the Fear Problem, inevitably will come down to how we understand the dynamics of when our cultures took a depature path from the healing…"
Sep 23, 2020
Barbara Bickel posted a blog post
The healing of trauma, and the creating of room for growth in the nervous system of our children and other human beings, does not only happen in therapists’ offices. Our everyday lives present us with endless opportunities to heal—through the things…
Sep 18, 2020
Barbara Bickel replied to VEDA RAVISHANGAR's discussion Mother Womb is root of wisdom and peace
"Dear Vedarishangar, your sharing here brings to mind the midwife philosopher work of Nané Jordan. She as written about many of hte aspects you bring forward above and edited a book entitled. Placental Wit: Mother Stories, Rituals, and Research. Her…"
Apr 8, 2020
R.Michael Fisher commented on Barbara Bickel's blog post Ancestral Medicine and Indigenous Restoration with Ecologist Robin Kimmerer
"It has long been my research and mission to find "fearless leadership" as I had called it back in 2003 when I finished my dissertation in Education. What would/should such a leadership look and sound like? Well, it wouldn't be fear-based that's for…"
May 20, 2019
Barbara Bickel posted a blog post
This image is from a youtube talk by Indigenous Ecologist Robin Kimmerer. A powerful and loving presentation to youth on how to become resilient to survive and thrive in climate change. She shares potentially very fear-inducing information but does…
May 20, 2019
Barbara Bickel posted a photo
This was on FB - don't know who created it.
[RMF's comment: If this is a good model, and I think it basically is for the universal human condition on average, it shows that our 'normal' place of hangin' is "comfort zone" and it is closest to…
Mar 5, 2019
Barbara Bickel replied to OSINAKACHI AKUMA KALU's discussion MY CREED FOR PARENTS
"Can you add the link to the inspiratoin blog you refer to.
Also curious who the elders are in your photo?
Feb 24, 2019
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post "Root of Fear in Reason Itself": Precursor to Fearism
"Exciting that you have discovered this book. And sharing a quote on the connection with what Pirsig calls the genetic defect within the nature of reason.
"The cause or of current social crisis,.. is a genetic defect within the nature of reason…"
Nov 10, 2018
Barbara Bickel replied to Gregory Wendt's discussion Fear and the Election: [A Green Perspective: USA]
"I really wanted Bost to be voted out. I was excited when I saw Randy on the ballet as his replacement and voted for him. I voted early and only after did I read posts from other colleagues saying the only way to vote was blue all the way. Telling…"
Nov 8, 2018
Barbara Bickel posted a blog post
On this wet snowy evening at Studio M* in Calgary, Alberta, Canada surrounded by Michael's art on the walls we had an intimate book reading with R. Michael Fisher from his book - an intellectual biography on the life ideas of Four Arrows - an…
Oct 1, 2018