The Foam on Top of the Ocean

“Books on physics are full of complicated mathematical formulas, but thought and ideas are the beginning of every physical theory.” - Albert Einstein The Standard Model of particle physics did not predict the existence of the dark matter that constitutes the overwhelming majority of matter in the cosmos. The Standard Model describes heuristically the "foam … Continue reading The Foam on Top of the Ocean

Dissonance within Resonance

While slowly awakening this morning, drifting between brief wakefulness and lapses back into sleep, I found myself suddenly in a dimly lit hallway, searching for a stairwell or exit, when I noticed a television monitor suspended from the wall. Thinking that it might be useful in some way, I went toward it in an attempt … Continue reading Dissonance within Resonance

The Versatile Blogger Award

Many thanks to for including me on her list of fifteen bloggers here at for being…well…versatile. describes the word “versatile” like this: ver•sa•tile [vur-suh-tl or, especially Brit., -tahyl] – adjective 1. Capable of or adapted for turning easily from one to another of various tasks, fields of endeavor, etc.: e.g. - a … Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award

Writing About The World Within

Recent contemplation of the many facets of our inner experience as sentient beings has stirred my heart and mind to reflect more deeply on the foundations of my interest in the subject, and sent me into the archives of my own ancient writings, which I store in a large overseas shipping trunk from my travels … Continue reading Writing About The World Within

Human Brain, Human Mind, Human Consciousness, Human Spirit

[image credit: St. Jude Medical; North East Vision Magazine] I recently reviewed a publication I received a while back from Scientific American entitled, "Mind and Brain," written by Gerald D. Fischbach, who served as Chairman of the Department of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School from 1990 - 2000. The complexity of the human brain as … Continue reading Human Brain, Human Mind, Human Consciousness, Human Spirit

Liebster Sharing

Many thanks to Trish at for including me as one of her choices to receive the Liebster Award. It’s a wonderful gesture on her part and worthy of reciprocity. So here is a link to her blog: There are not enough people in the world spreading such good will and thoughts to lift … Continue reading Liebster Sharing

Exploring Below the Surface

A recent article in the New York Times, ("Decoding the Brain’s Cacophony" by Benedict Carey-Published: October 31, 2011) reports on research by Dr. Michael Gazzaniga, professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, which suggests that the functioning of our left brain hemisphere is responsible our familiar view of ourselves--an interpreter--and that what … Continue reading Exploring Below the Surface