KNOWLEDGE IS POWER, BUT SO is imagination: isn’t it sad that today’s kids will never know the fun we had speculating about Martians?
WHEN, EXACTLY, IS NOW?
I pledge allegiance to the Constitution Of the United States of America And to the ideal on which it stands: One nation of individuals Indivisibly intertwined With liberty, justice and peace for all.
WITHOUT SIMPLE PLEASURES, LIFE CAN devolve into a complicated search for meaning; with simple pleasures, it still depends on you.
BP = ‘BYE, PLANET. (PS: Check http://www.ifitwasmyhome.com/ for a localizable perspective.)
RESEARCH THROUGH BOOKS WALKS A vast flagstone patio; online research is a path laid stone by stone.
WHEN THE POCKET CAMERA ASKS if your subject blinked, it’s time to turn off ALL the machines. *
IN THE 10,000-YEAR-WIDE BUBBLE that is civilized collective consciousness, every death is the end of an era.
ART: MANIFESTED HUMAN INTENTION. (Sparked by one of those endless arguments over the meaning of “art,” this definition should cover everything from Andy Goldsworthy and the Long Now people to the cup of coffee you made this morning — and…
OF THOSE THINGS BETTER UNDERSTOOD by one sex than the other: Women, the dynamics of community; men, the dynamics of solitude.
“DESPERATE TIMES CALL FOR DESPERATE belief systems.” — The roommate, about an hour ago
A FUNERAL IS A GROUP of people standing around talking about someone they’d rather be talking to.