In the Dark: A Lyrical Illustrated Invitation to Find the Light Behind the Fear
3 December 2023 | 11:54 pm

The mind is a camera obscura constantly trying to render an image of reality on the back wall of consciousness through the pinhole of awareness, its aperture narrowed by our selective attention, honed on our hopes and fears. In consequence, the projection we see inside the dark chamber is not raw reality but our hopes and fears magnified — a rendering not of the world as it is but as we are: frightened, confused, hopeful creatures trying to make sense of the mystery that enfolds us, the mystery that we are. This reality-warping begins as the frights and fantasies of… read article

The Mind in the Machine: John von Neumann, the Inception of AI, and the Limits of Logic
2 December 2023 | 3:14 pm

"Something very small, so tiny and insignificant as to be almost invisible in its origin, can nonetheless open up a new and radiant perspective, because through it a higher order of being is trying to express itself."

Nick Cave on the Two Pillars of a Meaningful Life
29 November 2023 | 2:50 am

"Cultivating a questioning mind, of which conversation is the chief instrument, enriches our relationship with the world."

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