Here’s a blast from the past! I wrote this back in 2006. The iPhone had hit the market just a year earlier, and it’s impact was just beginning to be felt in American culture. Every day every single American is bombarded with sounds, images, and suggestions that are all intended to push us into buying […]Read more "Modern Communication, Corporate Advertising and It’s Effect on the Individual"
The woman with the clipboard and the pink skirt finished reciting the timeline of the next day’s events to the crowded conference room. The wedding rehearsal was finished and people were filing out of the staging room and making their way to the bar. The lady in pink turned to me and asked, “And, you’ve […]Read more "Ectomobiles, Buses, and Wedding Bells"
Birthday Neon lights flicker a sickly yellow, In time with the TV. Flashing across the screen bolted to the sterile wall, Maury is the only show on. “The results are in!” In the delivery room, Vending machine coffee tickles the nose, And turns the stomach. 18 hours, no sleep. Neck – stiff. Vinyl chairs don’t […]Read more "Birthday"
It was a school trip for my German language class. We lived and studied at Akademie Klausenhof in the small northern town of Dingden. We were required to keep a journal of our time there, and these are just a couple of my better entries. I was clearly in full Kerouac mode when I wrote […]Read more "I spent three weeks in Germany in the Summer of 2006"
“Barfield is to Steiner as Steiner was to Goethe.” -G.B. Tennyson Mankind’s search for truth has taken on many forms throughout the ages, at every turn influenced by our conception of our own consciousness and its relation to the larger cosmos. At the first stages of our existence we were a part of the world […]Read more "The Lineage and Legacy of Owen Barfield’s Philosophy"
Virtual reality has had a strange history. The basic notion of an alternative existence has been a part of human imagination for many, many years. The idea that a computer could create that existence, is something more recent. In the late eighties and early nineties, computer processing and small display technology had reached a point […]Read more "The Promise of Virtual Reality & The Oculus Rift"