Dedicated to my mother Della Pratt, on her 75th Birthday. I love you. “Dao, the process, seems more nitty-gritty and tangible since I acquired an apartment with a panoramic vista of Monterey Bay and the surrounding hills. The view never seems quite the same twice. Waves, sun, fogs, seasons, dogs, dolphins, moons, planets, stars -- … Continue reading May The Best Story Win: Spirituality, Religion And Shamanism.
A Little Introduction (approx. 7 min. read) Hi, the following essay sprawled out of control into a what I now call a woo-woo piece. A densely packed linked up trans-media story, riddled with facts, methodology and research based thinking, yet considering epoch sized, call em' cosmic-ramifications, or woo-woo. I'd like to thank everybody who crossed … Continue reading Warriors Of The Rainbow 2020: A Trip Back To Novelty Wave
"In a welcome contrast to the seriousness of high-art venues, Steve Fly Agaric 23 embodies the ideal of a space-cadet savant, just barely returned from the realm of interstellar ideas but landing into perfect musical timing, without losing the traces of stardust from whatever cosmic forces returned to this atmosphere in his wake. A drummer … Continue reading From the James Joyce Quarterly (Spring 2019)
“If you let liars into the government, you put everybody at risk”--James O’ Brien, a few minutes ago on LBC talk radio, UK. Whenever I'm fortunate enough to catch one of my own thoughts and follow it, I try to imagine how such a similar thought may arise in others. You can save a lot … Continue reading THOUGHTS: WHERE DO THEY GO?
FIRE! FIRE! POUR ON WATER, POUR ON WATER The world is on fire! Literally and figuratively. Don't panic. The gap between the richest and poorest is growing, and seems set to keep growing, as nations continue to repeat history and vote for the toughest big-daddy they can, to protect them from foreign influences, or rather … Continue reading 2019 YEAR IN REVIEW – BLADERUNNER FIRES
For me, this might be the greatest single bit of good news for all-around-the-world humanity in 2020 and beyond. I live in optimism that one day, as Tom Robbins once remarked, 15% of the worlds population will know the name of Robert Anton Wilson, and have the means to explore his life's work, affecting a … Continue reading Illuminatus! Trilogy To Be Serialized – Praise Bob
Some off the cuff thoughts, after watching too much Deutsch. Respect. David Deutsch proves to be a great Englishman, to me. A part of the future puzzle for sure. Quantum supreme butter. Maybe you've heard of him before, he’s a scientist, physicist and seasoned academic, and most importantly, a brilliant communicator and speaker. In the … Continue reading On David Deutsch
On hearing the sad news I have rushed this post. More memories will follow. I hope this goes some way to paying my respects. Much love, and my condolences to his closest family and friends. Paul Krassner (11th April 1932--July 21st, 2019) passed the final acid test yesterday. After 87 years inside of his flesh … Continue reading For Paul Krassner Zen Bastard 1932-2019
"Boris Johnson pushed for UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia in the midst of a bombing campaign in Yemen blamed for the deaths of dozens of civilians, newly released emails show."--Independent, June 12th, 2019.