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 it-se…"
Nov 10
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 fo…"
Nov 8
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 indige…
Oct 1
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post New Philosophy of Fearism Book by Fisher, Subba, Kumar
"Looking forward to this book being published. Thanks to the three authors for combining your voices to question how we look at law and criminology in these times of struggling for justice worldwide."
Aug 2
Barbara Bickel and OSINAKACHI AKUMA KALU are now friends
Jul 21
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post Feargnosis Introduced: New Technical Paper 75 by RM Fisher
"To engage this piece of writing requires a willingness and openness to enter Michael's thinking mind at work. A complex journey that holds a summary starting on page 21 of the technical paper that clearly states the main tenents of the work as he un…"
Jul 17
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post "Need To Restore Fearlessness to Higher Education"
"Wow, this is great to read an acknowledgement of the fear that has infected all of education. It is so true. I recoil a bit with making higher education great again. As that rhetoric has so many problems embedded in a twisted patriarchal world of co…"
May 27
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post Fear-Immobilization: Defense Intelligence From a Distant Past
"I am a freeze responder myself often when in crisis. Have had to do alot of inner work to move beyond it and still fall into it. Thanks for your synopsis of Porges' work - and to extend it with the other research that has been done and still needs t…"
May 25
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post Youth's "March For Our Lives" is a March For "Without Fear"
"Yes, Michael, building alliships across all differences is the work awaiting. I am deeply moved watching these young leaders. The tragedy that has been accumulating for youth in America while adults are frozen in their own fear has spurred this gift…"
Mar 25
Barbara Bickel replied to R.Michael Fisher's discussion The Fearology Institute: Future Vision/Critical Thinking
"What is profound is that these critical thinking frameworks and ideas were being synthesized by academics such as Kincheloe and Steinberg decades ago. Your reinvigorating this work with the vision of The Fearology Institute is important. If there is…"
Dec 23, 2017
Barbara Bickel commented on Desh Subba's blog post The First Stage of the Fearologist
"Just posted to FB. Congrats!"
Dec 22, 2017
Barbara Bickel shared their blog post on Facebook
Dec 22, 2017
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post Phenomenological Encounters at the Edge
"Thanks for sharing your experience of this. In looking back at your fear practice blog and your heart waking you up in the night. I wonder if it was your heart that was waking you up -making the loud noise to get your attention. Interesting that thi…"
Dec 20, 2017
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's photo
"This is your origin moment of the Fearlessness Project now spoken of by a relationship expert!"
Nov 9, 2017
Barbara Bickel posted a blog post
Here is a link of an activist reflecting on the presence of fear in the USA after a year of activism for change.  https://jenniferhofmann.com/challenge-do-this-single-radical-democr...
Oct 30, 2017
Barbara Bickel commented on R.Michael Fisher's blog post Myanmar's Violence, Hatred: Fear vs Fearlessness
"And here is a debate in Canadian government on the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar given by Elizabeth May of the Green Party. What can be done by foreign governments to address this crisis?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyyEjiYIIWc"
Oct 6, 2017
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