The Tip of the State Spear-Avoid it, or blunt it
A Look Back, and Some 2011 Predictions
by Simon Black
Welcome back, and happy New Year.
After a wonderful, relaxing weekend here in beautiful Santiago that involved meeting up with a couple of subscribers, I’m buckling down to the business at hand that will include finalizing preparations for our upcoming workshop, as well as exploring initial plans for the community.
To be honest, I’m not much for New Year’s; it’s just an arbitrary day that has no more or less significance than any other day of the year, but I suppose all the time off over the holidays does give one plenty of time to pause, reflect on the previous year’s events, and ponder the upcoming ones.
I spent a lot of time over the last weeks reviewing our conversations from the past year, and I was actually a bit surprised at how much had unfolded. If you recall the analogy of the boiling frog, each of these events represents yet another degree in the march towards 100 centigrade.
Think about it – in 2010 we saw: