UNEQUIVICAL STAGING

UNEQUIVICAL STAGING Within a month of the date I was born, the Nobel Prize for Physics went to Born and Bothe – it seems the committee was torn as to whose breakthrough they would thus adorn. The world into which I was delivered was just discovering certitude wrong. Absolute exactness clearly quivered. Uncertain dualism came […]

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MONKEYS SHINED

MONKEYS SHINED          The keyboard monkeys, ad infinitum, may randomly type out a Shakespeare play, but publishing monkeys may well spite ‘em, printing only the pap that sells today.          The chance of brilliance, vanishingly small, is filtered through some monkey business sense and may never make the bookshelves at all — some monkeys see […]

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Scientific Conceit

🎤   SCIENTIFIC CONCEIT As striking as a scientist’s mind is and undeniable as is his math, focus, by definition, tightens his perception, as he strides along his path.   While his predictive powers gain in might, and understanding and progress accrue, he takes pride in his clarity of sight, not apprehending it’s narrowed his […]

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STENDHAL SYNDROME

STENDHAL SYNDROME He gave his nom de plume to a syndrome that speeds the heart and makes consciousness faint in the presence of preserved pronouncements, skillfully and visually presented, conveying significance or beauty. Art is a three-letter word, and, like God, sublime for the most part. Look in its face, and you‘ll see beyond brushstrokes […]

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ONE PARADISE

ONE PARADISE   One molecule was life’s first ancestor. This may be true, but no one knows for sure. The double helix seems essential for what we call life to survive and endure. Evolving from one strand of DNA when amino acids were lightning struck, life reproduced itself in an array of forms from this […]

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