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  • 2019 December 29: LOGOS

    December 29, 2019 10:30

    The metaphor of ‘left brain vs. right brain’ is oversimplified, of course, but does have its uses. You know, the idea that the left hemisphere of the brain is concerned with reason and logic, and the right with poetry and imagination. In that sense I think it is safe to say that our culture has been dominated by the ‘left brain’ — trying to reduce everything to some tidy answer in the back of the book. For example, we hear "more math and less art!" in our collective discussions of educating our children. But I would submit that while the left brain may be sufficient to apply existing science and math, we need the right brain to create the new. (more )

  • 2019 December 26: Idea Sex

    December 26, 2019 16:51

    When it comes to Creativity, it would seem that 'new' ideas must come either from nowhere or somewhere.(more )

  • 2019 December 26: Science vs. Spirituality

    December 26, 2019 16:49

    Science is built on the principle of repeatable experiments: at least in the hard sciences one can repeat any of its experiments and verify the results for oneself. (In the 'softer' sciences like geology, however, it may be a little harder to reproduce results requiring millions of years!(more )

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