it is difficult for us to accept that we just are so we’ve evolved elaborate constructs religions governments to pledge allegiance to and deify selective servitudes to give meaning to the meaningless so we may ordain our deaths and separate ourselves from the beasts all around us all the while we exhibit the same kindnesses and brutalities of all creatures killing to survive protect territory and as a symptom of our insanities we become indentured servants contracted to work a lifetime in exchange for free passage to some purpose for being
The focus of "The BeZine," a publication of The Bardo Group Beguines, is on sacred space (common ground) as it is expressed through the arts. Our work covers a range of topics: spirituality, life, death, personal experience, culture, current events, history, art, and photography and film. We share work here that is representative of universal human values however differently they might be expressed in our varied religions and cultures. We feel that our art and our Internet-facilitated social connection offer a means to see one another in our simple humanity, as brothers and sisters, and not as “other.” This is a space where we hope you’ll delight in learning how much you have in common with “other” peoples. We hope that your visits here will help you to love (respect) not fear. For more see our Info/Mission Statement Page.
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