Compassion Archives - Clarke Scott

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Silence is a Practice

  Silence is something I've cherished over the years. It was hard to find at times. Something I longed for when I could not find it - as if life was out of focus. I'm not talking about the silence of sitting alone. I'm talking about the silence of a still mind. Why was this? How is ...

Soul Searching

I heard someone recently use the phrase, "it was a period of 'soul searching' in my life." It struck me then....right then, that my entire life seems to have been a period of "soul searching." Why? Because as I've fleeted from one idea to the next, from one project to the next, I've been searching ...

Longing for Silence

A tell-tale sign I’m overworked is a deep deep longing for the silence and solitude of mountains.     Taken in 2010 above my apartment in McCleodGanj

Anthony Minghella on Morality in Cinema

When I heard Anthony Minghella had passed away I shed a tear. Quite literally! For I knew the world, and in particular the world of cinema, was poorer for it!   As evidence of this I present to you a lecture given by Minghella only days after winning the academy award for The English Patient. ...

A Year of Light and Shade

Although I continue to tell myself I enjoy sharing I seemed to have gone almost ten months without updating the blog...Shame on me! Despite that I continue to tell myself I will write more even if I have failed to do so this year. I fail more than I like to really.   Since then ...

A Life—A Journey

Today we have a lesson in history. Or perhaps I should say some personal history that contains a lesson. As I am naturally loquacious however I will give away the ending upfront just in case you miss it embedded in my rambling. Ok, here it is: be true to yourself. I know, I know...it's cliche to ...

13th Beach a Postpositive

13th Beach a Postpositive a Short film Introduction 13th Beach a Postpositive is a little video I made while staying with family after returning home from a long Indian field trip for my Ph.D (I write about the circumstances of creating the video in more detail in the BTS section below). For now, some prefatory ...