What the Rationalistic World Forgot. the stupor of rationality • stories, building intuition • alchemy, building process • religion, building wonder
Once an austere philosopher left his home in search of the path to a sweeter life. He traveled through lands of great antiquity, and before long was to…
There is a saying from Plutarch, “Where the lion’s skin will not reach, you must patch it out with the fox’s.” It is good advice: strength and courage …
There is no clever formula for photo editing. Like most things in life, the harder you look for absolutes, the less likely you are to find them. Instea…
My father grew up in the slums of Boston in the 1940’s. When he was seven, my grandmother kicked my grandfather out, on account of too much drinking. T…
The world is a very malleable place. When I read biographies, early lives leap out the most. Leonardo da Vinci was a studio apprentice to Verrocchio at…
Dear friends, a story: A peasant went to the market one day and bought some meat, but felt he was deceived on the weight. As he strode out of the marke…
“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke…
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