Category Archives: Human Nature and Mind

Simplicity of the Devil

It started with a friend wondering in which song the lyric, “Just as every cop is a criminal And all the sinners saints” came from as he reflected on the events of the past week. Fergusson, MO.  Michael Brown.  At … Continue reading

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The limits of being undefined

So.. yesterday, something really interesting happened. Here’s the scenario: I was working with one of my stepdaughters to help find her books for her first upcoming college semester.  She had signed up for classes and my best half had wanted … Continue reading

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Three months of my life…

It’s been nearly 3 months since my last post–but there are reasons.  Any reader of this blog will note the rather seasonal and sporadic nature of my posts. A brief analysis with a look at the calendar might lead one … Continue reading

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Grokking feelings, feeling music…

I’m certainly a weird one. Let me explain. I don’t really feel things. Or at least, the way in which I feel things appears to be different than most–more like the vast majority–of the people I know.  In specific, when … Continue reading

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Creation of Worlds

Where do you create your worlds? I create mine on the inside. Within me. Millions and billions of them. I have always done this–it always came naturally–and part of me–despite knowing the differences between how people see and experience the … Continue reading

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Nature, Design, and the Efficiency of Messes

This post is likely to be a mess.  But let me start with a question: How do you feel about Nature? Do you think of Nature as being orderly due to the natural laws that it follows? Or is nature more about … Continue reading

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Metaphors of Material

Listen to this and start reading… What is strong? What is hard? Something made of stone, maybe? Or carbon dust. Transformed. Bound. Diamonds in the rough An eight year old says to a man–whom she had known as a 5 … Continue reading

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