Tag: philosophy

  • The Interplay of “Sight,” “Sound,” and “Spirit”

    The Interplay of “Sight,” “Sound,” and “Spirit”

    Interesting to compare the number of times that the words “sight,” “sound,” and “spirit” appear in published English-language books over the centuries. They’re all pretty tight until 1800, when “spirit” jumped way ahead, peaking around 1850. In contrast, for the entire 19th century, “sight” and “sound” held steadily together, until 1900, when instances of “sight” […]

  • Evolution According to Jason Silva

    Check out this glorious rant from Jason Silva: This one is quite controversial on YouTube… People don’t know how to take it, or even how to understand it. But if nothing else, I love how Jason Silva pushes the boundaries of social convention. He’s a dreamer, and societies always need such visionaries to keep shit […]

  • Surging Toward Oneness

    Surging toward Oneness; toward the reunification of all that I am, and all I am yet to be, simultaneously; no less me than I am now. Surging toward an expanded perception of all that “I” really am, not exchanging one limited expression of limitation for another. (inspired by “Oneness,” by Rasha) (website) (Amazon)

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  • The Ear as the First Musical Instrument

    Music has consistently been at the center of my life. I didn’t become consciously aware of this fact until my mid-teens, and throughout my life I have gradually come to realize that music is, in Joseph Campbell’s words, “my bliss.” This detailed, in-depth, independent study of musical aesthetics has allowed me to take great steps […]

  • “Singing the World:” Bridging Disparities via the Phenomenon of Music

    I am fascinated with music. It intrigues me intellectually and engages me physically. It resonates across many different areas of my life, and I am extremely interested in experiencing life to the fullest, which is why I also chose to go into a graduate-level Interdisciplinary Arts program rather than concentrating on a single discipline such […]