The Role of the Gradient. How Life Emerges Through the Ups and Downs.
Listen here It is generally agreed upon that life has its ups and downs. But what if life actually emerges out of the ups and downs? What if life is like a shimmering verb that doesn’t “have anything” let alone its ups and downs. What if life only emerges with respect to the ups and… Continue reading
The Tao of Pacman.
Metaphorcast May 8-14, Listen here. When Geo was two we got him a toy Dyson vacuum cleaner. He cleaned up the neighborhood, the apartment, the backyard and any public place that was halfway accepting of an impromptu VAPOOM! 2 years later, it has had a good run. With plenty of scrapes, dents, a missing wheel… Continue reading
Mud-luscious. Supernatural Beauty.
Listen here Taurus Season has arrived, making the flowers more alive, and sparking the appetite for nature to strive for various expressions of perfection. Up here in Vermont, we have had some rain, rendering the land, in the words of e.e. Cummings “mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful”. The daffodils appear near supernatural in their yellow glow. And… Continue reading
How We Are Like Steam Engines. Psychic Physics.
Listen to this episode here. A steam engine’s power is found in its output. The input is the heat that builds hotter in a cold container. The output is the escape of steam, which powers the engine. The same is true for you. We were just at a winter party. There was a fire and… Continue reading
I Love Springtime in a Paradigm Shift
Though every moment in time is new, and every breaking day is as well, there are some times when new is even newer. Springtime is an example of extra newness. So is the beginning of a new age. On March 23, 2023, just days past the spring equinox, powerful Pluto moves into Aquarius where it… Continue reading
After One Year, My Book is Here!
It all started with a simple question: could the zodiac be arranged vertically, ascending from the depths to the heights of existence? Do the natural elements hint at an upward ‘path’ with the depths of water ascending to the solidity of earth, then to the atmosphere of air and finally, the heights of fire? … Continue reading
Be The Cause. Inspiration From Spinoza.
The philosopher Baruch Spinoza saw nature to be synonymous with God. He saw all living creatures as a part of this whole. The thing that tied everything together was affectivity; the capacity to affect and be affected. He saw everything to be relative to something else in a web-like structure. Consciousness sits in the middle… Continue reading
Special Things; Blessed Be a Blue Moon
Metaphorcast for 8/16-22 Listen to this episode here Many of us likely remember last year’s Halloween Full Moon. It was a Blue Moon, the second of the month, and Mars was right nearby blazing its red fire. Maybe you remember where you were, and even who you were when your eyes met these wondrous sky… Continue reading
Thanks for stopping by! I use the zodiac as a guide towards a philosophy of nature. I hope you enjoy!
- Meaning is Given (and Worth the Effort To Find It)
- The Appetite to Make Things Happen
- Look Deep Into Nature. Gemini Season Begins!
- Mother Nature is in You. Meditation for a New Moon in Taurus.
- The Role of the Gradient. How Life Emerges Through the Ups and Downs.