Monthly Archives: October 2013

Question of the day

How can you achieve the rewards of a sedentary life – namely, of a security in a home both physical and emotional, of a grounded practice that one can toil and persevere at to the extent of accomplishments, of an ability to hone and educate your heart and mind with the pleasures of family and […]


i had a friend who once asked me how i could be a sound artist and not do acid.. In reply, and leaving aside medical concerns about the potential dangers of psychedelic intoxication (if there are any.. arguable but not within scope of answer), i would say that sound art is not only about the […]

The big questions… streamlined

biggest question unifying the sciences and the humanities is to find an overarching all encompassing unified theory that can explain all the different trajectories of the human condition. Streamlined: 5) categorical distinctions and presumptions. The geneticist Theodosius Dobzhansky famously wrote that nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. We can add […]

Quotable Quotes!

James Watson in Time magazine: “We used to think our fate was in the stars.  Now we know, in large measure, our fate is in our genes” “it is failure that guides evolution, perfection offers no incentive for improvement” Colson Whitehead (1999) “You could call it ‘schmience’, i suppose” Biological Anthropologist Jonathan Marks on the […]