Life ®

The word ‘life’ is synonymous with complaints. “Life is getting me down.” “Frustrated with life” “My life sucks.”  And so on. I hear it all the time and I use similar phrases. Recently I tried something different with my regard of this word ‘life’ and I capitalized it, to ‘Life’, to make it a noun, … More Life ®

Apart

I’m sure that I am raising a subject that has been practically trampled flat by the intellectual tread of masses of scholars far more erudite than myself, but it’s something that echoes in my mind, and an element of human nature I share an uneasy relationship with; Why is that I so quickly reach out … More Apart

We are space already

We’ve been evolving from the beginning of civilization to a larger and larger perspective of life on the Earth. The next natural evolution is understanding the life in space, that is the fact that the Earth, as Buckminster Fuller used to famously say, is a spaceship; Spaceship Earth. We are in space already. It’s just … More We are space already

Being Yourself

The sense of wishing to be known only for what one really is is like putting on an old, easy, comfortable garment. You are no longer afraid of anybody or anything. You say to yourself, ‘Here I am — just so ugly, dull, poor, beautiful, rich, interesting, amusing, ridiculous — take me or leave me.’ … More Being Yourself

Ideas and Evolution

Steven Johnson’s brief lecture about where good ideas come from indicates that it is less the process of deep contemplative thought and moreso social connectivity that triggers innovation. It seems apparent that intellectual development relies on the collision of existing, likely dormant ideas and opinions that join to create new forms and concepts. The process … More Ideas and Evolution