GiL Video: Road Trip To Camas Memoir #1

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=4708818&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=FEF52D&fullscreen=1 Road Trip Memoir #1 from wess on Vimeo. I’m on the way to Camas Washington with our good friends James LaCroix. Our first stop from Pasadena was San Francisco where we crashed with some friends. In the morning we hung out in the mission district, saw the new San Francisco Friends School (amazing!), hadContinue reading “GiL Video: Road Trip To Camas Memoir #1”

My friend Rhett Smith asked me on twitter yesterday where he should start if he wanted to get into some of Žižek’s writings. There are a few different places to start because he has such a huge corpus and covers a variety of topics. For instance the different areas of his work you can dive into are:Continue reading

GiL Video: Resistance and Simplicity: Reflections On Swimming Upstream

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=4468240&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=FEF52D&fullscreen=1 Resistance and Simplicity from wess on Vimeo. In this video I discuss some of the questions I have around using words like “simplicity” when it comes to living out the Gospel in a consumer culture. With a nod to early Friends history, John Woolman, and some contemporary examples of the greening of capitalism, IContinue reading “GiL Video: Resistance and Simplicity: Reflections On Swimming Upstream”