The Romantic poet John Keats lived his short life with intense passion. Moved by his senses and imagination. Read more.
Anyone who sees a crisis coming should warn others. We see a crisis coming. Read more.
We've become just that: conditioned human beings deluding ourselves that we are stewards, defenders and pursuers of freedom. But whose idea of freedom are we subscribing to? Read more.
In the 1999 sci-fi movie “The Matrix,” the main character is offered a choice. A red pill, to help him escape the Matrix, the unseen digital simulation he calls “life.” Or a blue pill, which would allow him to stay in that comfortable, illusory world. Read more.
I’m working on an oil painting. A portrait of a client. I’m creating it from a photo. One shot casually and… stealthily. Read more.
A couple of scientists in the Netherlands ran an experiment. They wanted to challenge a prevailing assumption. Read more.
My last article created a bit of a stir. I think I understand why. It came to light during a brief conversation with a consultant. Read more.
Three simple words. Identity is destiny. An executive mouthed them to me after a talk. He meant it as both undeniable and auspicious. Read more.
My youngest daughter penciled "This and That" years ago at our kitchen table. When I asked her what it meant, she grinned, exposing her missing front teeth, and said, "It's simple." Read more.
A friend recently discovered the true meaning of the word “authentic.” She was in NYC with her family. Read more.
Robert Pirsig died recently in South Berwick, Maine. A short drive from my home. He wrote two notable philosophical novels. Read more.
Go ahead… shout it out. “Live Your Ideas!” No good. It just doesn’t have that special… something. That inspiring, poetic ring. Read more.
It’s Halloween season. And people are looking forward to frightening themselves. With horror movies and haunted houses. It’s a weird kind of high. Read more.