Viewing entries posted in December 2012
The end of the year is the traditional season to take stock
of your life: what better way than to do so by moonlight,
connected to a much older cycle of time than the one we
usually live by. I did this in...
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How To Think...
For those of us who live in an urban setting, moonlight,
starlight and darkness itself are increasingly rare
commodities. What do we lose by living in a man-built
environment of perpetual day? This excerpt reveals the
powerful psychological effect the night sky can have...
Parents often comment on the startling creativity of their
children. Pablo Picasso famously remarked, “Every child is
an artist. The problem is how to remain one once we grow
up.” I’ll go further. Every child is an artist, yes, but
also a scientist, engineer...