Hurricane Update 2PM

It's Monday afternoon here now and the storm has begun to show its effects. The satellite image above looks ominous in revealing the magnitude of this storm, and we are continuing to track the storm for as long as the power holds out. We have several mobile devices in the house, although we expect even … Continue reading Hurricane Update 2PM

Consciousness in the World: Finding Our Way

I have felt such a broad range of emotions of late, and have switched between experiences of different key elements so frequently, that I have been unable to focus very clearly on any one matter for very long. The crux of the matter seems to be that the disparate elements vying for my attention all … Continue reading Consciousness in the World: Finding Our Way

Life Ebbs and Flows

Sitting beside my brother's bed in the early morning hours, watching him sleep peacefully, I came across this image of earth from space, and it occurred to me how remarkable it is that life as we know it exists at all.  We rarely contemplate the larger implications of life on earth since we are immersed … Continue reading Life Ebbs and Flows

Consciousness in the World: Between Life and Death

Recently, I posted about the development of consciousness in our distant human ancestors, and the parallels between that development and how our modern children develop.  I wasn't expecting to be considering how there might be a parallel to be drawn from the gradual loss of access to consciousness as a consequence of the debilitating effects … Continue reading Consciousness in the World: Between Life and Death