Problems which bear directly on the future of our civilization cannot be disposed of by general talk or vague formulae—by what Lincoln called “pernicious abstractions.” They require concrete solutions for definite and extremely complicated questions.
I’ve realized that I’m as much a collector of book lists as I am a reader of actual books. If reading a book represents a kinetic transfer of information, a book list represents a glowing container of mind expanding potential.… the rest “”
There are thousands of birds in the tree stand across from my house this morning. The sound they make together is like water flowing in a brook. Above them a small flock of geese circles, looking for a place to … the rest “Aviators”
I’ve spent a lot of days and nights (most) by myself this last year. I think I generally handle the isolation pretty well. Tonight is tough. It makes you realize why being able to selectively turn off memories is such … the rest “Wishing everyone peace…”