I wish that for just one time/You could stand inside my shoes/You’d know what a drag it is/To see you
Aesthetics

I wish that for just one time/You could stand inside my shoes/You’d know what a drag it is/To see you

The morning Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize, I was really just relieved. The radio said “Bob Dylan has…” and I prepared to curse cursed 2016. But he won the Nobel Prize for Literature! That’s fun! Bob Dylan’s position is so secure in society that it was really hard for me to imagine any “establishment” … Continue reading

Non-fiction

In Search of Scientific Accuracy

In Proust’s masterwork, it probably wasn’t the sweet taste of that madelaine that unleashed the remembrance of things past. Rather, it was likely to have been the buttery odor that stimulated the narrator’s hippocampus and hypothalamus. See how an understanding of neuroscience adds to the enjoyment of interminable classics of French literature? -From the Physiology … Continue reading