If we want to live in a technological world that contains millions or billions of people who may depend upon us, and upon whom we may depend, then we must execute a sea change in our relationships with our species, our environment, our philosophies, and our purposes for existence.
When I was a kid, and on those rare occasions when the TV worked, I liked watching Gilligan’s Island.
(If you haven’t seen it, then honestly, you need to watch a few episodes. In fact, watch a lot of episodes. Gilligan’s Island is a brilliant metaphor for society. It’s okay, I’ll wait until you get a few episodes under your belt. Okay, ready? Let’s continue… )Continue reading “A “Gilligan’s Island” Kind of Life”
I think technological civilizations start off with three stages.
Start off, mind you.
The first stage is learning how to draw straight lines.Continue reading “Stages via Art”
I’m going to tell you about a miracle.
An ordinary person flips an ordinary coin a hundred times in a row and the coin lands on heads each time.
No trick person, no trick coin, no trick situation.Continue reading “When a Miracle isn’t Actually a Miracle”