Just Looking new
Upstream and downstream
by Pat Williams
Format: Paperback (216pp)
- Price: £11.99
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Just Looking is a collection of Pat Williams’ columns from Human Givens, the journal of HGI.
Each topic is a gem of brilliant writing from a master storyteller. By turns delightful, thought-provoking and funny, it’s packed with stories and enlightening observations about life’s vagaries.
“These days we seem to be in increasing thrall to downstream thinking, trying to make sense of things by going even further downstream, instead of going back up to find the living connection. I remember how, as a white child in apartheid South Africa, I would hear the cruel dogma, relentlessly repeated, that all non-white people were ‘inferior’. But any child could see that skin colour was only skin deep, and that the unique, undifferentiated human reality was elsewhere – upstream, I could now say.”
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