Universal acid

October 14, 2017 (Tallahassee): Last Sunday, while Amber was at work, I took the girls to church. I think I did it for their sake and because it's free babysitting. I won't do that again, though...After the sermon, we had Communion. The thought crossed my mind as to whether I should participate. But I went …

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Shedding symbologies

August 23, 2017 (Tallahassee): Experience is Reality reflected in human consciousness. Before humans, Reality was Reality, but pre-consciously reflected in pre-human cognition. Experience is the fountainhead supplying our human propensity to make myths and worlds: symbolic interpretations of experience. Experience is universal, while interpretations of it are not. If we took one mentally healthy person …

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A knowing innocence

July 31, 2017 (New Orleans): Yesterday, on our 12th wedding anniversary, Amber and I attended Mass at St. Louis' Cathedral, the oldest in North America (1718). It is a beautiful building, and the service was touching. The message was about a sensitive and obedient heart being the essence of the gospel - hearing and responding …

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Quarks to consciousness

June 29, 2017 (Tallahassee): Lloyd Geering writes: "The very great difference...between the emerging global world and the many traditional worlds it is undermining and threatening to supersede is that they were meaningful worlds and the global world is not, or at least not yet...All the worlds which humans had constructed prior to modernity had been …

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