Tag Archives: Zen

The Game of Life is Hard to Play. You’re Gonna Lose it Anyway. So Why Not Watch The Da Vinci “Last Supper” Scene from the Original MASH Film (1970)?

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Two Faces—or Curvy Girl Martian?

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Mental Health Break from Wall Street and the Icky John McCain Campaign: Shiny Happy People REM Videoclip

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“Monastery Candle”: A Poem by Santi Tafarella

                      not uh oh nor   oh   no but ah so

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What is the Sound of One Man Cracking? John McCain Calls the Economy Fundamentally Sound

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Creation v. Evolution Metaphor Watch: An Intelligent Design Analogy from Egypt, 13th Century BCE

On papyrus dated to the reign of Pharoah Ramesses II (13th century BCE), is a cycle of poems called The Leiden Hymns. These hymns have a pseudo-monotheistic tone, portraying Amun, the sun god, as first and chief god of the … Continue reading

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Zen Happy Frog

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Not the Tao of Physics, nor the TOE of Physics—But Logan’s Run?: Surfer Physicist Garrett Lisi’s E8 Solution to the Theory of Everything is Beautiful—But Where are the Exits?

The Telegraph of London had an exceptionally clear discussion of physicist Garrett Lisi’s E8 solution to the “Theory of Everything.” Money quote:  Lisi’s inspiration lies in the most elegant and intricate shape known to mathematics, called E8 – a complex, eight-dimensional … Continue reading

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“Yin-Yang Fish”: A Poem by Santi Tafarella

  The highest cloud blocking the sun   moved   and the clouds below it, and the boat sails,   and the capping waves and gulls   broke   into brilliant white   even as you, barefoot   on the … Continue reading

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