AWE How awe sharpens our brains: Does awe promote a state of mind where we suck up information from our environment like a sponge, with little conscious effort? Does awe disable the filters, created by our expectations, through which we usually perceive the world? Why are some people very awe-prone, and others not so much?
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A few favorite personal photos from the past year. Some definite faves come via Meow Wolf in Santa Fe. There are way too many of those to put in one post, but Marissa and I will discuss Meow Wolf a bit more in the podcast we’re recording tomorrow. “Wolf Brother,” says Chip. “Where is the
A roundup of wintry images from Twitter. The Darkening 📷Narikka Photography pic.twitter.com/ZQBvp1MsOR — AnnaBelle (@ab_tully) December 12, 2017 Night pic.twitter.com/4Y8278yqTg — wongsusie (@withnomoney) December 22, 2017 pic.twitter.com/JhNi9xNaNk — Lou Beach (@XActo11) December 23, 2017
Jordan Greenhall on understanding crisis: “A crisis is a threshold between an old system and a new system. From the point of view of the old system, the crisis is death. This is why the old system always struggles like hell to stave off the crisis. I don’t want to be uncharitable here. Systems are
“If we can’t hear people screaming in agony, how can we hear at all?” — Henry Miller Edgard Varèse I was digging through old blogs recently and found a post that deserves a reboot. The topic of the post in question was Henry Miller’s book The Air-Conditioned Nightmare, which features some really great music writing,