The Mystery of the Ordinary

"Our experience of the world involves us in a mystery which can be intelligible to us only as a mystery. The more we experience things in depth, the more we participate in a mystery intelligible to us only as such, and the more we understand our world to be an unknown world. Our true home … Continue reading The Mystery of the Ordinary

Consciousness in the World: Memory and the Extended Mind

"To the attentive eye, each moment of the year has its own beauty, and in the same field, it beholds every hour, a picture which was never seen before, and which shall never be seen again." - Ralph Waldo Emerson in "Nature." Every year, particularly for those living in regions which experience the full range … Continue reading Consciousness in the World: Memory and the Extended Mind

The Throne of the Invisible

"By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but nature more, To mingle with the universe, and feel What I can ne'er express, yet cannot all conceal. Dark-heaving; boundless, endless, and sublime, the image of Eternity,--the throne of the Invisible!" - George Gordon Noel Byron from Childe Harold's … Continue reading The Throne of the Invisible