By Michele McCormick Fear was palpable; the room charged on April 22, in Laguna’s City Council chambers. Following Friendship Shelter Director Dawn Price’s presentation on permanent supportive housing for the homeless, a line of residents formed to express genuine concern as well as support. Some did not want this project in their backyard — the […]
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Sex sells. Aggression sells art. Maybe. Freud believed that creativity is libido and aggression sublimated. This Victorian father of psychology dared to propose that when humankind has a conscious relationship to instinctual drives, societies realize higher collective strivings toward art, love, and civilized life. This has been my experience at the annual Laguna Beach […]
Editor: While teaching for UC Davis, I’ve enjoyed walking the streets of that quaint university town. I like Davis; the energy of the young reaching for knowledge, the weekly family picnic at the farmers’ market adorned with colorful veggies from local fields, the train whistling into the station, and myriad shops that display a […]