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Daily Obstruction: In Mozart’s Workshop

23 Sep

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In Mozart’s Workshop

 

Radios transmit, they don’t create.  So too with minds.

Daily Obstruction: Refractive Index

4 Sep

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Refractive Index

 

Light : Light seen through glass, passing through water :: Thought : Thought passing through a melancholic spell.

 

Daily Obstruction: The Sad State of the Written Word

17 Jul

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The Sad State of the Written Word

 

 

The idea of an author, creator, inspired visionary is rapidly losing ground to data-driven documents published on demand.  These data-drivers aren’t even producing books, but e-books, which are not testaments in time, but rather, literally, movable type that may say something else tomorrow than they do today if the data so dictates.

Daily Obstruction: The Speed of Thought

4 Jul

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The Speed of Thought

 

Some days thoughts spontaneously shimmer across the cerebrum like morning light dancing on the lake in autumn and other days it’s as if the cerebrospinal fluid is a neurotransmitter inhibitor, darkening the stage of the dance.

Daily Obstruction: Right Now

4 Apr

 

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Right Now

If you live in the Now then you’ll never be even a minute older than you are now.

Daily Obstruction: The Power of Thought

2 Apr

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The Power of Thought

 

Billions of years of high pressure does not turn coal into a valuable stone.  Thinking does.

Daily Obstruction: Thoughts & Deeds

30 Mar

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Thoughts & Deeds

 

Descartes said, “Cogito ergo sum,” I think, therefore I am.  But it does not follow to say, “I think bad thoughts, therefore I am bad.”  Or, conversely, “I think good thoughts, therefore I am good.”