Consciousness Category

Las Vagues

Every decision we make involves a gamble. What we bring to bear when we make a choice is key.  Is it fact or opinion based? I think this question goes to the heart of every controversy we face as a species today, and especially as Americans in our current overheated political environment. As a personal […]

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Oblivio Oblivias Obliviat

I am no Latin scholar, despite having studied it for four years in high school.  I took Latin because I planned to be a psychologist or psychiatrist and as such it was recommended that one of our two required languages be either Latin or German.  One of my quirks is that I have to love […]

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Depression is an affliction of the gifted

I certainly did not plan to post this morning, but given the news yesterday about the passing of a great talent, artist, and human being, I thought I would just throw out a few thoughts. It has been my observation that extremely intelligent people comprise a disproportionate percentage of those who suffer from clinical depression. […]

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Till death (all of) us do part

This is what I would consider a ‘think piece’ and it is still a thinking-in-progress, really my mind working out loud, so please indulge me as I spin this.   I have the rare opportunity to be forced out of my comfortable niche and into a foreign environment, little different from the one that Margaret […]

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The last straw-woman

[Three second warning, this post falls into the “everything” end of the tagline spectrum…those who have not had their first cup of java, brace yourselves or come back when fortified.] 🙂 This was a topic I had planned to discuss about two months ago.  And, I had a different title in mind. However, as life […]

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