“The only way you can talk about this great tide in which you’re a participant is as Schopenhauer did: the universe is a dream dreamed by a single dreamer where all the dream characters dream too.”
from A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
Recent events remind us: You have no idea what you’re really looking at. Recent social media outbreaks slap us asunder and say: “You think you know what’s going on? You think you have a true sense of space and time? Of color and light? Of blue dresses or white? Of how the world works and wh
In addition to acting, Mr. Nimoy directed films; published poetry, autobiographies and books of photography; and recorded music.
Fred Rogers recorded this message to those who grew up watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood a few months before he died.
According to an important WebMD article that my friend Tony described to me, every minute you spend sitting shaves several years off your life.
[Pause] Poets don’t drive cars. [Laughs] Poets don’t go to the supermarket. Poets don’t empty the garbage. Poets aren’t on the PTA. Poets, you know, they don’t go picket the Better Housing Bureau, or whatever. Poets don’t… poets don’t even speak on the telephone. Poets don’t even talk to anybody. Poets do a lot of listening and … and usually they know why they’re poets! [Laughs]
“People have a hard time accepting anything that overwhelms them.” Van Morrison once characterized Bob Dylan (b. May 24, 1941) as the gre
Why education isn’t the answer to inequality.