Two Nervous Systems

There are two nervous systems. The gut (which sees the individual through the collective lens), and the brain (which sees ...
Read More

Inventing a Language: Principle of Parsimony

Let’s invent a language. Let’s keep it as simple as possible. Strawberry, air. That seems simple enough, right? Perhaps. But ...
Read More

Seeing Like Wednesday Sees

We have been treating the universe as matter, and its medium as space—and we have not yet solved the core ...
Read More

The Same Ocean, in Different Cups

We love to pass judgments. He’s good. She’s bad. She’s extra-good. He’s extra-bad. I don’t find these classifications to be ...
Read More

Pesticide-Induced Diseases

June 30, 2022 will be the 60th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, the groundbreaking book ...
Read More

Paradoxical Reactions

Central to my health problems was that I was applying too much pressure to the crystal at the center of ...
Read More