Age Of The Universe

AGE OF THE UNIVERSE   Indulging in lots of dark energy, she begins to grow detached and aloof.   Though parts of her are still quite attractive, she’s expanded substantially since youth, no longer can touch her extremities and has lost some of her former sparkle.   She remembers when she was much hotter – […]

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PARABOLIC HYPERBOLE

PARABOLIC HYPERBOLE   “The Geometry of Gravity,” reads the card of the museum’s display where metal spheres are leisurely launched along the lip of a parabolic funnel. They eddy in a sort of perpetual motion, their descent as imperceptible as inevitable. Early on, they collide, kissingly, as the longer rolling elliptically hoist themselves into intersecting […]

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Organism

ORGANISM   We start our life single-celled, but, instead of just replicating, a new level of symbiotic organization emerges. Two or more cells are better than one at manipulating survival’s chancy course, because of cooperation and acceptance that though “other” they are still the same. Colonies achieve systemic support through peace.

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SCENE SEEN

   SCENE SEEN We live in just a few frames of the film that tells the epic tale of existence, and, through careful study of our moment, we believe we can grasp the whole picture. Maybe, assuming the plot’s logical and our faith (founded in cause and effect) is unerring, we can work out the […]

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TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN

   TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN   They operate contrary to the rules of common sense that we hold dear as proof that what we know is right, that we’re no fools and senses we possess perceive the truth. They ramble through eleven dimensions. Their motions, seemingly governed by chance, confuse and amend our comprehensions […]

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Moral Compass

Needle spins too fast to point in firm direction, easy to lose way. No one anymore can distinguish greater good from lesser evil. When profit is weighed against cost in human lives, we sail uncompassed.  

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