"Reason" is about the belief that our own ideas are right or correct, or that we are justified or "in the right" in our words or actions. Obviously there are situations where our concepts about right and wrong can be very useful, but often own our perspective can insulate us in our own biases and isolate us from the real world, our true life and those around us.
This video was shot live at Bluestem in Ames, Iowa by DEFT.
I returned from Standing Rock on Monday evening, after working for 5 days alongside those working to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from being built through South Dakota. What is going on at Standing Rock is historical and monumental. At Oceti Sakowin Camp (literally Seven Councils fire camp) the Seven tribes of the Great Sioux Nation have lit their sacred fire together for the first time in over 150 years. Thousands of water protectors have gathered from... See More
Canals- flat, beautiful, traffic-free. We love canals. They were once used for shipping goods, but are now almost exclusively used for recreation boats... See more
" He is an American singer-songwriter and environmental activist. The likeable Paul Doffing sings about the challenge of finding inner peace in the midst of an increasingly hectic life - and thus hits the nerve of time. There are folky songs in the best songwriter style: sparingly arranged, catchy and touching." See More
Paul's recent interview with UK based bike tour organizers, Ride 25.
Diffuser premieres the lead single from Songs from the (quaking) Heart, “Slow I Go”
Link: Paul Doffing, 'Slow I Go' - Exclusive Premiere
"Doffing delivers folk in the way that Seeger and Guthrie and even, to an extent, Dylan intended, ask a lot of questions, allow the listener to formulate their own answers." Read More
"A devoted environmentalist who takes a minimalist approach to life, Paul Doffing has produced an album in Songs from the (quaking) Heart that is both entertaining, as well as thought provoking, without ever being paternalistic. Using primarily an acoustic guitar, Doffing manages to create an air of simplicity against a backdrop of well-written lyrics inspired by the likes of Mahatma Ghandi." Read More