• Scientific American > “Are You a Lucid Dreamer?” by Gary Stix, Jeffery DelViscio (July 24, 2023) – An interview with sleep expert Isabelle Arnulf, head of the Sleep Disorders Clinic, Pitié Salpêtrière University Hospital, Paris.Continue reading Do androids dream lucidly?
Of all things, the tenuous (but persistent) “potential of nonhuman origin” for UFOs has bridged polarized politics. “Come together, yeah.“
• BBC > “UFOs and aliens bring a divided US Congress together” by Kayla Epstein (July 26, 2023) – Investigating UFOs, now known to many as UAPs, has become a rare bipartisan issue in Congress.Continue reading One nation – the UFO effect
In a milieu of polarization, an era of claims to supremacy – “and nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong” – perhaps complexity can moderate pride. Complexity that resonates like a prayer.
There’s the wider stage of complexity – from the atomic to the cosmic scale. Ecosystems. Culture. But there’s the complexity right in our skulls. Our brain.
• Dictionary.com > Humbling > “causing a person to feel less proud, especially through awe, admiration, or gratitude.”
The mystery of the brain – our sense of identity, our feeling of agencyContinue reading Humbling complexity – in 3 lb or so
The incredible complexity of our global ecosystem … at so many levels …
Here’s one of many articles in the news cycle this week prompted by a recent study from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) – which “analyzed water collected from over 700 taps and kitchen faucets in homes, offices and schools across the country.”Continue reading The future of forever chemistry