I try to draw a mandala each morning as part of my daily routine. Somewhere throughout the course of my delusional disorder I conceived of the idea that the soul is made up of light. I imagine that some people can see this light come and go into bodies, but I am blind to this li…
Last week I wrote about Joseph Campbell’s thoughts on the essential role of the bliss station in a happy, productive life. The bliss station is a speci…
One of the goals of my artistic project is to design new worlds. Specifically, I aim to design the conceptual foundations for three new simulated world…
I’ve been interested in the topic of light scattering in the atmosphere for a few weeks now. I’ve had one of those moments of synchronicity where the s…
One of the fantasies I like to entertain is that it may someday be possible for humans to create a whole new biota of life. I know, I know. I’m a scien…
In his recent book, Why We’re Polarized, Ezra Klein argues that the tendency towards political polarization is a natural offshoot of social evolution. …
I find that my brain needs excessive amounts of down time in order to get any significant creative work done. When I was an academic, I found that this…
I try to start each morning by spending a few minutes doing an automatic drawing. The technique I use is an adaptation of the techniques developed by t…
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