The Problems of Blessing III

When you really get down to it, the most basic practical problem of blessing is one that gnaws miserably at the heart of all ethical action: does it really lies in our power to do good? One of the advantages of thinking our way into ethical relations by following the thread of 'Blessing' is that it… Continue reading The Problems of Blessing III

The Problems with Blessing II

The problem with blessing is, above all, a practical one. It's about living in a particular kind of relationship with the world into which I've been thrown. Well, 'world' is a bit abstract. No one ever has a relationship with 'the world'. Let's say 'neighbourhood' and mean the series of more or less proximate and… Continue reading The Problems with Blessing II