Now THAT!…was unexpected.

January 16th, 2019:  Around noon, I decided I would go for an extended walk westward. Perhaps the appropriate word would be 'trek', in that it was mildly arduous; approximately twelve to fifteen miles overall.  Eventually, I reached a Lake Overholser, and admired the variety of birds as an amateur ornithologist. While I would not wholesale…

Dormiens Vigila

December 21st 2018: I produced an intense and definitive trance state after a prolonged period of meditation, exercise, study, and writing. Towards the end of the evening, I had been working on a follow-up to my article Paradigm Shift, and was reading Heisenberg’s Physics and Philosophy with increasing delight. I eventually had some wine and…

"I remember going alone to the Roman Amphitheater in Verona, Italy one night. There were clouds without water sweeping across the Verona sky; and their ominous appearance, together with an extraordinary revelation of lightning without thunder, had driven everybody out of the Amphitheatre. And as I sat in that vast arena, my whole nature seemed suddenly transformed.…

Harvest Moon

Tonight is a harvest moon. I am reminded of one that occurred two years ago, which came to my attention as I was walking home well into the evening. I don't think I have the ability to describe just how lovely of a night it was, but lovely it was. I remember thinking it was…

'Reader, pardon my self-esteem! As I am introducing a new art to you, I must make you understand me: I claim to be a sorcerer, a magician. Have I a secret ? Certainly, but I am not bound to reveal it at the start: By an intellectual act I disengage and emit an influence from myself.…