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Jan 27, 2020

Starting with the putative notion that animals don't interrogate, but rather express or plea, I look at the spectrum between meditative interiority and frantic banter. I argue that our culture demands tempo above truth and comfort over truth. I finally suggest that the pauses in dialog are the key to insight.


Jan 20, 2020

Elon Musk in an interview with Joe Rogen smoked marijuana and revealed willful ignorance regarding his vision of the future. Stocks dipped afterwards as investors had their confidence shaken. That he got high was far less a problem than what he revealed about his poor understanding of science. I compare Musk to the...


Jan 14, 2020

False notions of progress in the service of control through technology lead trajectories of destruction. Life as emergence as opposed to death made inevitable in an unhealthy adherence to the ideology of causality. The blurry line between machine and organic organism.


Jan 6, 2020

One party communication we know as meditation or thought. Two party is often a dialog or conversation. Civilization and writing come together and allow for a new medium to be the second party and the third party be the recipient of the new medium or second party. The great works and history of ideas are all third...