The Shadow

Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table by Langdon Cook “Blurring boundaries and complicating the oversimplified
GOLEM is the authentic irony of our current epoch: the Monster that breaks down the wall between ego and the uncertain realm
Eisenstein goes on to discuss the role of empathy, something that might seem an odd interjection, when people are still reeling
Carson's thinking is not just wrong-headed, it is dangerous. Being looked upon as an illness, as a danger, destroys the soul of a person, teaching them to not trust their own thinking, their own feelings and desires, their own spirit -- their spiritual and moral rightness.
Recognizing the shadow aspects of ourselves, those parts that we have denied, disowned, or attempt to conceal from others, is a powerful step in the process of becoming a more self-accepting person, which is a pretty important aspect of any successful relationship.
For me, I admit -- even though I don't find it easy either -- that we can cope with almost anything, as long as it is grieved in company that will hold us and try to understand us, find also the parts in themselves that echo or awaken.
There exists at least a handful of comic book adaptations that either completely eschew or compartmentalize the origin material. Be they successful as art or not, they represent the idea that it is possible to start (or restart) a comic book series without retelling the same origin.
Divine regard refers also to the living practice that every person we come across is also sacred, just as they are. We are invited to relate to them as part of ourselves -- even our most challenging students!
I have heard many people say that neuroscience has shown that we are wired for connection, which implies sharing, as well
If we progressives are to stand for a difference, then we need to learn how to both talk and listen.